In the Press

My Sailor is Rich
…VoilesEtVoiliers.com, Denis Horeau, November 2016

He’s sailing around the world solo, but isn’t alone
…BostonGlobe.com, Dan Egan, November 2016

Wilson Recounts Cape Horn Capsize on 26TH Anniversary
…VendeeGlobe.org, November 2016

Vendee Globe: 66-year-old solo sailor takes on ‘Everest of the Seas’
…CNN.com, Sophie Eastaugh, November 2016

One Man’s Solo Voyage in Sailing’s Most Grueling Race
…ESPN.com, Bonnie D. Ford, November 2016

An Old Hand Once Again Tries His Luck at an Around-the-World Race
…The New York Times, Christopher Clarey, November 2016

TV Vendee Broadcast, October 31, 2016

Video below courtesy of MHTV, Marblehead, MA

Video below courtesy of MHTV, Marblehead, MA
Marblehead Send-Off Event

Marbleheader Takes Students Around the World with Vendée Globe
…Wicked Local: Marblehead, Chris Stevens, September 2016

This School Year, The Missourian Will Take Students and Readers on a Sailing Race Around the World
…EMissourian.com, Karen Cernich, August 2016

Rich Wilson Presents His Huge Teaching Program for the Vendée Globe
…Vendée Globe website, August 2016


“Once More…With Feeling”

…Sail Magazine, Charlie Doane, May 2016


“Centre de biotechnologie d’Huningue : visite en compagnie de Rich Wilson” …asthmatic Vendee Globe skipper Rich Wilson visits the Novartis factory in Huningue, France where they make their anti-IgE medication Xolair for patients worldwide.

“Rich Wilson: Go Around Again”
…Sailingscuttlebutt.com, Vicki Staveacre, November 2015

“Open 60 Delivery from Portland to Marblehead” 
…Wavetrain.net, Charlie Doane, July 2015

“Seeking Inspiration? Try Looking outside your Industry” 
…Linked In, Pulse post, by Dave Moore, April 5, 2015

“Maine Yacht Center Refits Vendée Globe Boat” 
…Maine Built Boats, March, 2015


“Go Round Again” …video trailer for short film by Rick Groleau to be released later this year

“Rich Wilson – The Best Ambassador for Vendée Globe” 
…Vendée Globe website, December 18, 2014


Conférence de presse du Vendée Globe 2016 en… by VendeeGlobeTV
[See Race Director Denis Horeau introduce Rich Wilson, 30 minutes into video]

primalblueprint-logo  “Episode 45: Interview with Rich Wilson, Vendée Globe Skipper” 
…The Primal Blueprint, with host Brad Kearns, December 2014, 30 minute interview

“Article #2: Challenge the Limit and Define the Meaning of Success: Interview with Rich Wilson” 
English version
…by Margaret Yang, Hong Kong Economic Herald, November 2014

Rich Wilson Inducted into Marblehead Sailing Hall of Fame
…at Corinthian Yacht Club, July, 2014, video by Jonathan Green

“Committee Announces Marblehead Yacht Racing Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees”
…by Laurie Fullerton, Sail-World.com, July 2014

“Challenge the Limit and Define the Meaning of Success: Interview with Rich Wilson” 
…by Margaret Yang, Hong Kong Economic Herald, March 2014

“Racing Past Antarctica” …by Craig Lambert, Harvard Magazine, September 2013

“Sights on the Globe” …by Peter Nielsen, Sail Magazine, September 2013

“There and Back Again” …The Wall Street Journal, January 2013

“The Great American Rich Wilson wants to be back in 2016″ …Vendée Globe website, by Andi Robertson, October 2012

“Rich Wilson: Educator, Sailor” …Harvard Business School Bulletin, September 2009

“Vendée Globe Skipper Rich Wilson” …WCSH-TV, Ch. 6, Portland, Maine, August 2010

“Around the World, Then Back to Marion” …Boston Globe, November 2009

“Sailing Adventurer Uses Sea Lessons to Advise Marian Court Graduates” …Salem News, May 2009

“Globetrotting Sailor Visits His Fans at Clarke Elementary School” …Lexington Minuteman, May 2009

“Around the World in As Long As It Takes” …New York Times, February 2009