IMA Maxi Europeans sets sail with Regata dei Tre Golfi offshore

Oliver Heer completes Transat CIC after ‘nightmare’ transatlantic ordeal

It was with a huge measure of relief that the Swiss German solo skipper Oliver Heer brought his Transat CIC solo race across the North

Sam Goodchild: Ready to take on the world singlehanded

In the history of the IMOCA Class there have been few skippers who have completed a debut year to rival that of Sam Goodchild, who

Vendee Globe
The Vendée Globe switches to American time

With 6 months to go before the start of its tenth edition, the Vendée Globe is making an American aside. The last qualifying and selection

Evening The Keel: An insight into the minds of female professional offshore sailors

On 17 May 2024, Musto will unveil Episode One of its four-part docu-series Evening The Keel, featuring some of the most famous female sailors sharing

SailGP previews June 22-23 New York regatta at glitzy immersive event

NEW YORK - May 14, 2024 - More than 200 special guests came together last night to celebrate the countdown to New York City’s racing

The beating heart of sailing

Nestled on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis has long been a pilgrimage site for sailors. Dubbed America’s Sailing Capital, the city’s narrow streets

Artemis Racing claims first event win in eight years

Torbjörn Törnqvist’s Artemis Racing demonstrated herself to be categorically back on form after winning five races out of nine at the 44Cup Baiona. The second

Olympic classes Victories for Italy, Belgium, Uruguay and Great Britain

Italian foiling stars Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti have won their fourth Nacra 17 world title in La Grande Motte, France. It was also a

44Cup: Three bullet day sees Artemis Racing in top spot

After a wait for the wind to fill in, the Vigo River estuary and Galicia’s wider Rías Baixas estuary complex delivered for day three of

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Italy within grasp of NACRA 17 World Championship title

Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti are too professional to admit it, but a strong performance in Saturday’s light airs races has all but secured the

Uruguay surges to the top of the 49ers

Uruguay has never qualified a 49er to the Olympic Games. In fact across the whole history of the modern Olympics the South American nation has

RC44: Switzerland’s day in the sun

History was made on the 44Cup today when, for the first time, a team representing land-locked Switzerland was top scoring boat of the day. Admittedly

Transat CIC: Italy’s Ambrogio Beccaria takes Class 40 win

Italy’s Ambrogio Beccaria on his all Italian designed and built Musa 40 Alla Grande Pirelli added the hugely prestigious Transat CIC Class 40 title to

PlanetSail: Is this the slipperiest America’s Cup boat in the fleet?

There's plenty to suggest that NYYC American Magic's AC75 'Patriot' is the most refined aerodynamic package so far and if that's the case the team's

Six stop tour of Lake Geneva announced for 2024 TF35 Trophy

The fourth season of the TF35 high-performance one-design foiling catamaran will kick off this month in Nyon, Switzerland, with the first of six events on

44Cup: Light airs start in Baiona

From some way out the opening day of the 44Cup Baiona, the second event of the 2024 circuit for the high performance owner-driver RC44 one

Lighter breeze launches young Germans up the FX rankings

A drop in wind strength brought huge changes to the 49erFX leaderboard on day three of the European Championship in La Grande Motte in the

A change of leader but GBR still on top at 49er European Championship

Day two of the European Championships was another wild and windy outing for the skiff fleets in La Grande Motte, France. Three more races in wildly

British seize early lead in 49er Europeans

British teams took the lead on both sides of the qualifying draw at the 49er European Championship on day one of the competition. With three

Transat CIC
Transat CIC: IMOCA finishers celebrate in New York as Class 40 leaders duke it out in the Atlantic

Freezing fog banks, a light winds head scratcher at 150 miles from the finish, deciphering the vagaries of the Gulf Stream – all these final

Superyacht Cup Palma
As good as it gets

Almost three decades after it was first staged as an end-of-season jamboree for yachts and crews preparing to cross the Atlantic, the 2024 edition of

Transat CIC
Transat CIC: Britain’s Samantha Davies completes an international IMOCA podium in New York

An exhausted but delighted Sam Davies sailed her Initiatives Coeur across the finish line of the Transat CIC at 20:11:37hrs local time NYC (00:11:37 hrs

Transat CIC
Germany’s Boris Herrmann takes IMOCA second in the Transat CIC

Germany’s Boris Herrmann sailed to the best result of his 14 year IMOCA ocean racing career so far when he finished in second place on

Transat CIC
Yoann Richomme wins the IMOCA division of The Transat CIC

French skipper Yoann Richomme made it two back-to-back solo Transatlantic wins today when he brought his PAPREC ARKÉA across the finish line first on the

All aboard

A precious cargo of ten 52 Super Series racing yachts representing seven different nations left Palma today (May, 05th 2024) heading across the Atlantic bound

SailGP Spain outsmart New Zealand and Australia with a stunning victory in Bermuda

Diego Botin's Los Gallos got the better of two of the leagues heavyweights – Australia and New Zealand – in a tense three-boat final at

Transat CIC
Transat CIC: Richomme still on course for IMOCA transatlantic double

An approaching high pressure zone is ramping up the stress for the IMOCA leaders as they begin the final miles of the Transat CIC. While the

Saturday Night Fever as IMOCAs lead the charge towards New York

The top trio on the Transat CIC solo race to New York from Lorient, France are charging towards the finish line averaging over 22 knots. A

Australia SailGP Team come out all guns blazing on opening day in Bermuda

After crashing out in the previous event, Tom Slingsby’s Australia SailGP Team completely dominated the opening day of the Apex Group Bermuda Sail Grand Prix. In

SailGP: All to play for in Bermuda as 10 teams take to the Great Sound

SailGP takes flight on the crystal clear waters of Bermuda’s Great Sound for the Apex Group Bermuda Sail Grand Prix this weekend May 4-5, marking the

Transat CIC: IMOCA leader Richomme attempts a breakaway move

Might The Transat CIC’s IMOCA class lead Yoann Richomme be making good his escape towards New York? The French solo skipper of Paprec Arkéa has

44Cup set for debut regatta in Baiona, Spain

While the 44Cup owners and teams have favourite locations such as Marstrand in Sweden that they visit almost annually, for three of this season’s five

Transat CIC: Richomme takes the IMOCA lead with Lipinski and Delahaye neck and neck in Class 40s

The legendary Transat CIC, originally known as the Ostar, is living up to its reputation. The skippers have been facing tough conditions since the start

52 Super Series: Provezza claim victory in Palma after thrilling final day

Ergin Imre’s Provezza crew laid to rest some of their past bad memories of racing on the Bay of Palma when they clinched the first

Transat CIC: Duels for the lead in IMOCA and Class 40 fleets

On The Transat CIC solo race across the North Atlantic from Lorient to New York, there are close duels at the top of both the

Image © Nico Martinez
52 Super Series: Thursday thriller on the cards after big breeze puts paid to racing in Palma

A thrilling Thursday title tussle is on the cards after no racing was possible Wednesday at the 52 Super Series Palma Vela Sailing Week due

Brand new Alegre leads the 52 Super Series at the Palma Vela in Mallorca

After three good races today on the Bay of Palma – each with a different winner – Andy Soriano’s brand new Alegre leads the 52

Transat CIC: Dalin and Lipinski still lead as fleet braces for Atlantic low pressure system.

After passing through an earlier front yesterday with winds in excess of 30 knots and heavy seas, the fleet, which has left the south coast

Cypriot Olympic pioneer eyes repeat success at fifth Games

At London 2012, Kontides became the first athlete to win an Olympic medal for the island of Cyprus in any sport. To this day he is

British Gladiator team claim opening race victory in 52 Super Series at Palma Vela in Mallorca

Tony Langley’s Gladiator team took the first race win of the 2024 season at 52 Super Series Palma Vela Sailing Week after profiting from a

Transat CIC: 24 hours in and Dalin holds IMOCA lead

After a sunny, spectacular start, the 48 solo sailors taking part in the Transat CIC had to deal with the first windy and bumpy night

France, Germany, Great Britain lead qualification numbers for Paris 2024

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games will see at least 63 nations represented across 10 events this summer after qualifying concluded at the Last Chance Regatta

Transat CIC: Leading contender Jérémie Beyou on his way to Lorient with forestay damage

Jérémie Beyou, one of the top hopes for the Transat CIC solo race from Lorient to New York is returning to Lorient after damage to

Transat CIC: A spectacular start in Lorient

Brittany turned on its best Spring sailing weather – sunshine, puffy cumulus clouds and a decent 10-15kts of Westerly wind – to send the 48

52 Super Series
When the flag drops…the BS stops

The 2024 52 Super Series season will start with two new boats, a new Alegre and a new Platoon, both recently launched and set to

Carrswood Yachts
The wolf wears silk

Exhilarating yet easy to sail with an unmatched racing record, Savannah is arguably the most successful Spirit of Tradition yacht ever built. Imagine a yacht with

Six Olympic dinghy places claimed by emerging nations

Six of the eight men’s and women’s dinghy Olympic places on offer at the Last Chance Regatta were claimed by sailors supported by the World

Bavaria Yachts
One boat for many modes of sailing

Can one yacht really satisfy a wide range of sailors? It’s a tough design brief but Bavaria and Cossutti reckon they’ve cracked it. On delivery trips

Roschier Baltic Sea Race
Race of the (almost) midnight sun

The first edition of the 600-mile Roschier Baltic Sea Race showed just how good the sailing – and racing – can be up here in

P40 Class
P40 Class gets off to a promising start

The P40 class is on a mission to revitalise fully crewed offshore and inshore racing in forty-something-footers and boost participation. The first year in which the

Gill OS3 Coastal Jacket Review

My own experiences have crowned the Gill OS3 Coastal Jacket as an indispensable ally offering robust protection against the elements. A recent journey put its