Creator of the ARC, Jimmy commenced this winter talks series in fantastic style. There was huge turnout of members and guests who were clearly transfixed by Jimmy’s incredible sailing life story and vast range of wonderful accompanying photographs.

He and his family have explored almost every corner of the Oceans, from the Antarctic to the Arctic, including stops at Pitcairn and Easter Islands, and was one of the few yachts to have successfully crossed from the Pacific to the Atlantic via the North West Passage.

Jimmy also sold and signed copies of his latest book, ‘200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure‘, but if you missed the talk, do purchase from Amazon by clicking the link.

An accomplished sailor and successful author, Jimmy Cornell has sailed 200,000 miles in all oceans of the world including three circumnavigations as well as voyages to Antarctica, Patagonia, Alaska, Greenland, Arctic Canada and Spitsbergen.

Thousands of sailors have fulfilled their dream of blue water cruising with the help of Jimmy Cornell’s books, among them the international bestseller World Cruising Routes. Now in its 7th edition, and with 200,000 copies sold to date, this is one of the best selling nautical publications in the world.

As the founder of the highly successful ARC transatlantic rally, Jimmy Cornell is credited with having devised the offshore cruising rally concept. In the last three decades, Jimmy Cornell has organized 30 transatlantic rallies, five round the world rallies and one round the world race, with over 3,000 boats and 15,000 sailors having participated in his sailing events.

23rd November 2017