08/16/2013 Inmarsat chosen by Volvo Ocean Race as Global Satellite Communications partner for 12th edition in 2014-15

Alicante, Spain - Inmarsat will be the Volvo Ocean Race's official Global Satellite Communications Partner for the 2014-15 edition, providing cutting-edge satellite services to underpin the work of the Onboard Reporters on racing boats purpose-built...>>

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Category: International

08/01/2013 OLDEST KNOWN 470 TAKES TO WATER, BUT NO BREEZE FOR RACING

Hot, humid and no wind was the order of play here in La Rochelle on race day 3 of the 470 Junior World Championships. The Masters’ Cup and Open Classic fleets were enjoying a day off, but for the junior fleets it was a long wait hoping for a breeze...>>

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Category: International

08/01/2013 BRITISH YACHTSWOMAN, DEE CAFFARI, SUPPORTING FIRST OMANI GIRL AS THEY COMPETE IN ROLEX FASTNET RACE ONBOARD MOD70 OMAN AIR-MUSANDAM

On the 11th August, British yachtswoman Dee Caffari will take on the world’s largest and most diverse offshore yacht race, the RORC Rolex Fastnet. No stranger to the gruelling offshore challenge, having raced the course 5 times, Caffari will be...>>

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Category: International

07/30/2013 470 CLASS 50TH ANNIVERSARY LAUNCHES WITH 470 JUNIOR WORLDS, MASTERS' CUP AND OPEN CLASSIC EVENTS

There was no gentle introduction to the opening events at the International 470 Class 50th Anniversary celebrations in La Rochelle today, with a blustery and building breeze greeting teams on the race courses. The 2013 470 Junior World...>>

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Category: International

07/30/2013 Emirates Team New Zealand update - on to the LV finals

Emirates Team New Zealand has exercised its option to skip the Louis Vuitton Cup semi-finals and go straight to the final.   The option was available to the team by virtue of its top position on the round robins leaderboard.   The...>>

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Category: International

07/30/2013 A relentless The Wave, Muscat wins Act 5 in Porto

- Down to the wire and the final double pointer between Alinghi and The Wave, Muscat with both teams now tied on points in the overall Series standing - Realteam claim first ever podium finish - Porto delivers the ultimate challenge in Stadium...>>

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Category: International

07/25/2013 Emirates Team New Zealand update - Round robins wrapped up

Emirates Team New Zealand now cannot be beaten in the Louis Vuitton Cup round robins. The team beat Luna Rossa by 7min 14sec on Tuesday, to put it beyond the reach of Luna Rossa and Artemis, which has yet to sail a race.  Artemis launched...>>

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Category: International

07/25/2013 ARTEMIS RACING LAUNCHES BLUE BOAT

Before a crowd of almost 300 members of Artemis Racing, including family and friends, the team officially launched the Blue Boat this morning during a christening ceremony."This is a great day for many reasons" said Torbjörn Törnqvist,...>>

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Category: International

07/25/2013 The 15th X-Yachts Gold Cup was a resounding success….

Incorporating the X-99 Gold Cup, X-35 Nordic Championship, X-41 European Championship, as well as racing for Family Classes A&B, Sport Classes C&D and a 50-footers fleet, the 2013 X-Yachts Gold Cup took place from July 18-20....>>

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Category: International

07/22/2013 Emirates Team New Zealand update - Good win without a jib

Emirates Team New Zealand took another point today in the Louis Vuitton cup challenger series, beating Luna Rossa by 2m 20sec.   For most of the race, Dean Barker and crew sailed without a jib. On the first upwind leg, the clip at the head of...>>

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Category: International

07/12/2013 “a” is for Angler, as Raymarine launches latest a Series Multifunction Displays

Fishing frenzy as new CHIRP DownVision™ models debut at ICAST   Nashua N.H. – July 2013 –The compact dimension, big specification format of Raymarine’s new a Series multifunction displays (MFDs) receives another boost as the company releases...>>

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Category: Technics

07/02/2013 Spindrift 2 unveiled

•    The largest racing trimaran in the world shows new colours•    A program of records from 2013•    Thoughts on technological developments  Outlining the plans of the Spindrift racing team,...>>

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Category: International

06/05/2013 Normandy Sailing Week : 3th race in M34

The third M34 race on Groupama sailing team's programme, Normandy Sailing Week kicks off tomorrow for the eight competing crews. After taking part in a training race today, the one-designs will race the 236 miles to the Isle of Wight...>>

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Category: International

04/25/2013 X-Yachts Gold Cup 2013 – Final registration day - 1st May!

The 2013 X-Yachts Gold Cup will be hosted by the KDY (Royal Danish Yacht Club), at the club’s eye-catching, architect-designed venue in the Danish capital of Copenhagen.The Gold Cup was last sailed in Denmark in 2008, when 120 X-Yachts and 1,200...>>

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Category: International

04/10/2013 LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH 2013: Bring it On

It was hard to tell dockside in Gustavia this morning if there was a care in the world among the Les Voiles de St. Barth competitors, what with the trade winds blowing, blue skies prevailing, and large cumulus clouds scudding overhead. With the...>>

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Category: International

03/12/2013 This is your chance to become a local Champion at the GBR IRC Regional Championships

  Clubs and sailing event organisers all over Great Britain are gearing up for another busy IRC racing season, and none more so than those hosting one of the GBR IRC Regional Championships in 2013.    ...>>

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Category: International

02/26/2013 2012-2013 VENDEE GLOBE HIGHLIGHTS

The seventh edition of the Vendée Globe was a record-studded race (Youngest winner, smallest gap between the first two skippers, two sailors under 80 days, smallest gap between the first and the last skipper) that kept sailing enthusiasts on the...>>

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Category: International

02/25/2013 St. Moritz Match Race Postponed to 2014

London, UK : The St Moritz Match Race, an official stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, has been postponed to 2014 due to a lack of commercial funding for the event this year.   “We are very sad to have to make this...>>

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Category: International

02/08/2013 The Morning After The Night Before : Golding celebrates his Vendée Globe Finish. Dockside Interview & Press Conference Quotes

  Mike Golding has spent the day speaking very personally and openly about his record-breaking finish in the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe. Golding, and his yacht Gamesa, crossed the...>>

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Category: International

02/07/2013 Mike Golding finishes Vendée Globe in sixth position becoming only person in 24 year history of iconic race to successfully finish three times

Mike Golding, skipper of Gamesa, crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe at 18:38:26 UTC/GMT on Wednesday 6 February in 6th place, becoming the first person in the 24 year history of the solo, non-stop, round the world race, to finish...>>

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Category: International

02/07/2013 Sailing festival in store with Volvo Ocean Race to stop at Newport, Rhode Island for first time

Newport, Rhode Island - February 2013 - Newport, Rhode Island will host the Volvo Ocean Race for the first time after winning a place on the route for the 12th edition of sailing's premier round-the-world challenge in 2014-15.The Race will reach...>>

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Category: International

02/07/2013 Jean Le Cam ( SynerCiel) finishes fifth in the Vendée Globe 2012-2013

Jean Le Cam crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe at 12h:14m:58s UTC (local time France minus 1hr) this Wednesday 6th February to end a gale stricken final passage across the Bay of Biscay and secure fifth place overall after a long,...>>

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Category: International

02/02/2013 Gothenburg to stage Volvo Ocean Race finale in 2015

Gothenburg, - The Swedish city of Gothenburg will be the final stop on the route for the 12th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race in 2014-15 and will also feature in the 13th edition under a two-race deal presented on Friday.Gothenburg is Sweden's...>>

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Category: International

02/02/2013 Back on the Track

Fleet NewsOffshore, along the coast of Brasil, to the west of Cape Verde, the Canary Islands, between Madeira and the Azores the skippers sail in the winds, along the edge of high pressure. There is another is low north of Spain. "That's the...>>

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Category: International

01/31/2013 Dona Bertarelli acquires Maxi Banque Populaire V, legendary trimaran and winner of the Trophée Jules Verne.

Ocean-faring maxi trimaran known as Maxi Banque Populaire V has been acquired by Dona Bertarelli and is now gearing up to a new campaign, set to break records and create exceptional events. The trimaran will begin its new career within Dona...>>

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Category: International
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