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    • COMMENT: The Volvo Ocean Race has finally made offshore sailing a sporting spectacle 15th June 2018
      The Volvo Ocean Race is set up for a fairytale finish, the closest in its history - but the real magic is how we've been able to watch it unfold liveLeg 10, from Cardiff to Gothenburg, arrivals. 14 June, 2018. There was a moment during yesterday’s live broadcast from the Volvo Ocean Race final day […]
      Helen Fretter
    • Who will win the Volvo Ocean Race? With two legs to go it’s tense at the top 8th June 2018
      Just three points split the top three boats in the Volvo Ocean Race - the in-port races might yet decide the winner. We report from Cardiff on how the race is winding up to its conclusion in the Hague in two weeks' timeLeg 9, from Newport to Cardiff, day 3 on board Brunel. Peter Burling […]
      Helen Fretter
    • Pro navigator’s tips on how to use the ocean’s currents for an offshore advantage 5th June 2018
      Top Australian navigator Adrienne Cahalan shares some expert tips on using currents on bluewater passages and ocean racesWIZARD, Sail n: USA70000, Bow n: 70, Owner: Peter & Dave Askew, Country: USA, Division: IRC, Design: Juan K Volvo 70 There are a number of yacht races around the world in which strategic decisions on whether to […]
      Helen Fretter
    • Volvo Ocean Race: new ownership announced for 2021 edition 31st May 2018
      It's been announced that the 2021 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will be under the Atlantic Ocean Racing Spain's ownershipAlicante stopover. Start. Photo by Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race. 22 October, 2017. It's been announced that the 2021 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will be under the Atlantic Ocean Racing Spain's ownership The post […]
      Stef Bottinelli
    • When skiffs get radical: the high performance new Superfoiler 24th May 2018
      The SuperFoiler is a brand new three-hulled foiler designed to bring the 18ft Skiff concept into the foiling era, Crosbie Lorimer finds out moreSuperFoiler training session at Woollhara Sailing Club in Rose Bay - 18/01/2018 ph. Andrea Francolini The boundary between control and carnage aboard was thoroughly tested on the inaugural SuperFoiler Grand Prix season […]
      Yachting World
    • Meet the Bavaria C65, a performance cruiser flush with home comforts (Promotional feature) 1st May 2018
      Promotional feature with Bavaria. The new Bavaria C65 is the company's largest yacht to date and combines home-from-home comforts with sparkling sailing performance Make no mistake: luxurious it may be, but the Bavaria C65 is a sailor’s boat. It’s not hard to imagine …Continue reading » The post Meet the Bavaria C65, a performance cruiser […]
      Stef Bottinelli
    • Ainslie gets £110 million backing from Ineos for second bid to win America’s Cup with BAR team 26th April 2018
      British billionaire’s company is fully funding Ben Ainslie’s second America's Cup campaign, with a two-boat campaign in new foiling monohulls Anglo-Swiss chemicals and manufacturing company Ineos will fully fund Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team in what is the biggest – …Continue reading » The post Ainslie gets £110 million backing from Ineos for second bid […]
      Elaine Bunting
    • Cheeki Rafiki boss cleared of manslaughter, MCA advice may be reviewed 25th April 2018
      Doug Innes, boss of Stormforce Coaching, has been found not guilty of manslaughter - but the Cheeki Rafiki trial has raised questions about safety advice following groundingsDouglas Innes. PA Photos Douglas Innes, whose company Stormforce Coaching managed the Beneteau 40.7 Cheeki Rafiki, has today been cleared of manslaughter by gross …Continue reading » The post […]
      Helen Fretter
    • Drastic early days of broken boats and high drama in Whitbread Round the World Race 24th April 2018
      It is over 40 years since the first crewed round the world race, the Whitbread Round the World Race, now now the Volvo Ocean Race. Barry Pickthall remembers the early days This year is the 40th anniversary of the round the world race, now the Volvo Ocean Race. Barry Pickthall remembers the early days The […]
      Yachting World
    • Bavaria Yachts files for bankruptcy as investors pull out, but catamaran division still going strong 24th April 2018
      Bavaria Yachts, one of the world's largest production boatbuilders, is in financial trouble after US investors decided to withdraw support for the companyBavaria Yachts German builder Bavaria Yachtbau sent out shockwaves among owners and the industry last week when it declared insolvency. According to …Continue reading » The post Bavaria Yachts files for bankruptcy as […]
      Elaine Bunting