Spirit of Lorina crowned top IRC maxi in Loro Piana Giraglia

Quantum Racing maintains lead despite single race slip up

For regatta leaders Quantum Racing powered by American Magic today yielded a dose of ‘back to reality’ as they dropped to their worst score yet

Good for all

The use of naturally sourced rubber has allowed a remarkable step up in the sustainable manufacturing of technical clothing. High performance on the racecourse can come

J-KZ1 Rainbow ready to return as J Class prepare for The Superyacht Cup Palma

Rainbow returns to J Class competition next week at The Superyacht Cup Palma, some ten years since the highly potent replica of the 1934 America’s

Black Jack first home 15 minutes outside Loro Piana Giraglia race record

After Wednesday’s ultra-light start on the Golfe de Saint-Tropez to relatively benign conditions following a thunderstorm before arriving into Genoa, it was hard to believe

Super consistent Quantum Racing extend lead in Newport

After winning the second race today Quantum Racing powered by American Magic have now taking three winning guns from four starts at the XS 52

Host Artemis Racing favourite for midsummer 44Cup in Marstrand

The 44Cup returns to its most regularly visited venue next week with the 44Cup Marstrand taking place over 19-23 June with support from Artemis Technologies

Large international fleet in prospect for 2025 Admiral’s Cup

The return of the 2025 Admiral’s Cup is just over a year away and official entry opens on July 1st 2024. The allure of one

Lighter, more versatile, nearly friction free

A complete redesign of Allen Brothers’ already excellent range of 40mm Dynamic Blocks delivers obvious benefits for a significantly wider range of boats and sailors. Allen

Quantum Racing wins two-from-two in perfect start on home waters

With two wins from two light airs races Doug DeVos’ Quantum Racing powered by American Magic crew made the best possible start to the 52

Geneva to host Switzerland’s first Sail Grand Prix in 2025

SailGP has announced the first-ever Rolex Switzerland Sail Grand Prix to take place on the iconic waters of Lake Geneva on 20-21 September, 2025. The

PlanetSail: Smashing the Atlantic

With six months to go before the infamous single handed Vendée Globe Race around the world the focus is drawing in on the IMOCA fleet,

Jethou and Wallyño reign supreme in Loro Piana Giraglia inshores

A second 20 mile coastal race, this time from Saint-Tropez down to a turning mark off L’Escalet and back, rounded off the inshore series for

Charlie Dalin: The podium in IMOCA is much harder to reach now

Charlie Dalin has particularly enjoyed his convincing win in the New York Vendée-Les Sables d’Olonne race. And that’s partly because he knows that even getting

Spectacular conditions for day three of maxi coastal racing at Loro Piana Giraglia

After two days of windward-leewards on the Bay of Pampelonne, day three of inshore racing at Loro Piana Giraglia saw a change with 19 of

Jérémie Beyou holds on to take third in New York Vendée Les Sables d’Olonne race

French skipper Jérémie Beyou held out under pressure to take third place on the second edition of the New York Vendée Les Sables d’Olonne solo

Jethou edges ahead at Loro Piana Giraglia inshore maxi racing half-way stage

While conditions at this time of year in Saint-Tropez are renowned for being light and thermal, today competitors at Loro Piana Giraglia were treated to

Consistency delivers victory for Realteam Racing at TF35 Mies regatta

Esteban Garcia's Realteam Sailing, helmed by Jérôme Clerc, was the top-scoring boat on a testing day of shifting, light breezes on Lake Geneva, Switzerland, for

Boris Herrmann takes second place in New York Vendée – Les Sables d’Olonne transatlantic

Germany’s top ocean racer Boris Herrmann secured second place on the 3200 nautical miles New York Vendée - Les Sables d’Olonne solo race across the

Charlie Dalin wins New York Vendee Les Sables d’Olonne solo Atlantic race

After leading the 28 boat IMOCA fleet since last Monday morning, and today holding a margin of over 300 miles over second place, French skipper

Loro Piana Giraglia begins with early Maxi class leads for Jolt and Wallyño

The first of four days of inshore racing at Loro Piana Giraglia got underway today on the Bay of Pampelonne, close to Saint-Tropez. Organised by

Sails of Change 8 snatches victory in the 60th Genève-Rolle-Genève

After four hours 41m 02s, Yann Guichard and his Sails of Change 8 crew consisting of tactician Noé Delpech, trimmers François Morvan and Bruno Mourniac,

New look Loro Piana Giraglia attracts record Maxi entry

The Loro Piana Giraglia 2024 sets sail tomorrow (8 June) with the first of four days of inshore racing on the Golfe de Saint-Tropez, prior

TF35 racing at its best on opening day in Mies

It was a solid opening day for the TF35 Mies, the second event of the 2024 tour, with four different race winners over the five

Anticipation building ahead of 52 Super Series debut in Newport

In the 13 year history of the 52 Super Series it is hard to remember a level of excitement shared so universally through the fleet

Perpetual motion

A simple fact sets sailing apart from most other technical activities. When afloat and driven by the wind absolutely nothing involved ever stays still A sailing

Franck Cammas: ‘New York Vendée has been like trying to sail through brick walls’

As Head of Performance of the Orient Express Racing Team – the French challenger for the America's Cup – Franck Cammas has his work cut

Will Boris Herrmann’s bold breakaway move pay off?

It’s a strategy that has got everyone talking. Can Boris Herrmann sail right round the top of the recourse – skirting a huge area of

For IMOCA skippers the New York Vendée-Les Sables d’Olonne is as much about instinct as routing

After four days at sea in a challenging transatlantic weather pattern, the New York Vendée-Les Sables d’Olonne is proving a highly absorbing contest, as the

Emirates Great Britain wins ROCKWOOL Canada SailGP after tumultuous second day

Emirates Great Britain has taken the win in a weather-hit final at the ROCKWOOL Canada Sail Grand Prix - with driver Giles Scott claiming his

IMOCA skippers struggle to deal with an ‘upside down’ weather scenario

With just under a third of the 3,100 nautical miles race completed since last Wednesday’s start the 28 solo skippers racing on the second edition

Emirates Great Britain tops leaderboard after close fought opening day at SailGP Canada

Emirates Great Britain driver Giles Scott has responded to his critics with a commanding performance to secure the top position following the opening day of

SailGP end of season rivalries set to ignite at inaugural event in Halifax, Nova Scotia

For the first time in SailGP history, the ten national teams take flight on the waters of Halifax for the ROCKWOOL Canada Sail Grand Prix

The Famous Project relaunches maxi trimaran IDEC Sport

Alexia Barrier's hopes of setting a new around the world nonstop Jules Verne Trophy record with an all-female crew took a major step forward today

Honours for Atalanta II and ARCA SGR in shortened 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar

After last year’s ultra-light 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar, this year’s race from Livorno to Punta Ala saw the organisers - Yacht Club Repubblica Marinara di Pisa,

Big wind a big race and a revised course for 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar

Around 242 yachts, including eight in the ‘IRC Over 60’ maxi class and three more maxis in the ORC class, will set sail today at

IMOCA fleet ready to take on the Atlantic in the last big race before the Vendée Globe

It’s time for the IMOCA fleet to come home. Following a busy stopover in New York for some, and Newport, Rhode Island, for others, the

World Sailing unveils Steering the Course – a groundbreaking plan to champion gender equity in the sport

World Sailing, the global governing body for the sport of sailing, is proud to announce the launch of Steering the Course, its pioneering plan to

ClubSwan Nation’s League lands in Bonifacio

The ClubSwan 36 and ClubSwan 50 fleets will be in Bonifacio, Corsica, for the first time, racing in one of the most beautiful and stunning

Hasso and Tina Plattner’s Phoenix returns for Newport 52 Super Series event

After missing out on the first regatta of the 2024 52 Super Series season Hasso and Tina Plattner’s Phoenix will be back in action at

Magenta, IMOCA, and 11th Hour Racing collaborate to launch the Female Leadership Development Programme

The Magenta Project, IMOCA, and 11th Hour Racing have announced the launch of the Magenta x IMOCA Female Leadership Development Programme, a joint-initiative aimed at

Playing catch up

Of the six teams that signed up to the 37th America’s Cup cycle, four had sailed in the previous event in Auckland. Four teams that already

Yann Guichard’s Sails of Change 8 snatch final day victory in Nyon

With a new boat and an all-new crew, Yann Guichard's Sails of Change 8 clinched the first victory of the 2024 TF35 season in a

Kid gloves required

To ship a classic yacht requires a slightly different sort of careful treatment. The ability to reliably ship yachts around the globe is a pre-requisite for

Zen Too shines in light airs on day two of TF35 Nyon Cup

Day two of the TF35 Nyon Cup started with a beautiful but glassy still morning on Lake Geneva. At the 10:00 skippers briefing, PRO Benoit

IMOCA speed trials in New York Harbour

The wind gods only partially delivered for the NY-Vendee fleet competing in the Vendee Liberty exhibition speed trials on upper New York Harbor today with

Newcomer Sails of Change tied for lead with Realteam on opening day of TF35 Nyon Cup

After three good races today on Lake Geneva – each with a different winner - Realteam Sailing leads the TF35 Nyon Cup after day one

Tailored to the task

Code sails and flying headsails put huge demands on the reliability of sailcloth. Now there’s a solution. The advent of code zeros and flying headsails has

Bella Mente claims IMA Maxi European Championship title in style

In a great display of on-the-water dominance within an already elite-level class, Hap Fauth, tactician Terry Hutchinson and the all-star cast of the Maxi 74

New leader as V scores two bullets at the IMA Maxi Europeans

Starting an hour early, two coastal courses including the popular lap of Capri were completed on the third and penultimate day of the IMA Maxi

TF35 fleet welcomes a new team ahead of Nyon Cup season opener

After a long winter break, racing for the TF35 high-performance one-design foiling catamaran resumes this week with a new team joining the fleet and crew

Double bullet day for Bella Mente at IMA Maxi Europeans

After a windless zero race Monday, the IMA Maxi European Championship, supported by Rolex as Official Timepiece, enjoyed a brisk 15-19 knot westerly and lumpy