Broken mast in the North Atlantic: one solo sailor’s story

They say bad things happen in threes. Sailing solo in the North Atlantic, Rob Henshall aboard his 1975 Contessa 32, Maria, loses windvane self steering, then electronic autopilot and wonders what’s next.

This article from Yachting Monthly, Rob shared his experience on the incident and the most important lessons he learned.

July 2022



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