Into the Wind

Around Alone:
The story of the world's longest race

In Into the Wind, journalists Tony Bartelme and Brian Hicks produce a remarkable behind-the-scenes account of the fifth running of this offshore classic.
The next best thing to being there!”
—Herb McCormick, executive editor of Cruising World magazine

Velux 5 Oceans

Charleston skipper
Brad Van Liew, one of the main characters from
Into the Wind,
is sailing alone around the world again as part of the 2010-11 Velux 5 Oceans race (the new name of the Around Alone).
To read Brian's stories about Van Liew's quest, go to