Mini Transat Little Boat, Big Pond Dec 4th, 2013 By Bruce Gain Amateur sailor Benoit Marie surprises everyone, and himself, by arriving to port ahead of some of the world's best Mini sailors in the Mini Transat. A Rite of Passage, Madness, or Both? Nov 18th, 2013 By Bruce Gain Bruce Gain takes a look at the controversy, and the threads of reason, in this year's Mini Transat start. Jeff MacFarlane's Mini Dreams Oct 14th, 2013 By Peter Marsh The road to the Mini Transat hasn't been easy for American Jeff MacFarlane, but that's the way of the Mini. The Hard Route: Jeffrey MacFarlane Jun 13th, 2013 By Tim Zimmermann With his hand crushed and boat smashed apart just five months before the start of the Mini Transat, American Jeffrey MacFarlane didn't give up. Taking on the Mini Transat May 17th, 2011 By Tim Zimmermann San Francisco's Emma Creighton is aiming to be the second American woman to finish this solo challenge.