Ellen Patricia MacARTHUR

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1976-07-08
Education Anthony Gell Sch Wirksworth
Publications Publications Taking on the World (autobiography, 2002), Race Against Time (2005), Full Circle (2010)
Recreations sailing, walking, farming
Clubs N/A
Style Dame Ellen MacArthur, DBE
Career former professional offshore sailor; winner Class 2 Route du Rhum solo trans-atlantic race on 50' Kingfisher 1998, winner Open 60 Class Europe/New Man Star solo trans-atlantic race on 60' Kingfisher 2000, second overall Vendée Globe non-stop round the world race on 60' Kingfisher 2001, winner Class 1 (Open 60) Route du Rhum race on 70' Kingfisher 2002, attempted to set new Jules Verne non-stop round the world record 2003 (attempt aborted after losing mast of Kingfisher 2 in Southern Ocean), single-handed circumnavigation of the world on 60' B&Q 2005 (set world record time 71 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes); fndr Ellen MacArthur Tst, fndr Ellen MacArthur Fndn (promoting a circular economy); memb Club of Rome 2013; Awards YJA Young Sailor of the Year 1995, YJA Yachtsman of the Year 1999, Forum Int de la Course Océanique (FICO) World Champion 2001, Int Sailing Fedn (ISAF) World Champion Woman Sailor 2001; Légion d'Honneur 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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