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Armel Le Cléac’h: the first second

Armel Le Cléac'h: the first second.

A stunning atmospheric video from sunglasses manufacturer Julbo about French solo skipper Armel Le Cléac’h in the build up to his challenge to win the Route du Rhum transatlantic race aboard his monster Ultim 32/23 maxi trimaran Banque Populaire V. Source: Julbo

Outteridge Columbus 2021 America’s Cup helmsman?

Nathan Outteridge Columbus 2021 America’s Cup helmsman?

Reports in the Italian La Stampa newspaper have linked Australian Nathan Outteridge – former Moth world champion, Olympic 49er gold and silver medallist, and helmsman of Artemis Racing in the last two America’s Cup editions – with the yet to be announced Columbus 2021 challenge for the 36th America’s Cup

Tris on RORC Transatlantic Race

PowerPlay and Maserati trimarans to face off in RORC Transatlantic Race

Two MOD70s trimarans have entered the RORC Transatlantic Race for a thrilling high-speed multihull match race from Lanzarote to Grenada. Giovanni Soldini's much modified Maserati (now called a Multi 70) and Peter Cunningham's PowerPlay (formerly Concise 10) have both confirmed that they will be on the starting line for the 5th

Route du Rhum skippers gather in Paris

Route du Rhum solo skippers gather in Paris

40 days before the start of the singlehanded Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe transatlantic race, the competitors in the eleventh edition gathered in Paris today for its official presentation. The 2018 race has attracted a record number of professional and amateur single-handed sailors. 124 boats in six classes are expected

Ben Ainslie on GC32 Racing Tour

Ben Ainslie on GC32 Racing Tour

Getting to compete against the greatest Olympic sailor of all time Ben Ainslie has provided much delight for competitors on the GC32 Racing Tour this season. Five time Olympic medallist, four time Olympic champion Ainslie and his British America’s Cup challenger, INEOS TEAM UK, joined at the end of June for

Columbus 2021 to challenge for America’s Cup?

Could Columbus 2021 be second Italian America’s Cup challenger?

The tantalising possibility of second Italian challenge for the America's Cup has emerged with the announcement at the Genoa Boat Show of that the Columbus 2021 syndicate was in advanced discussions with holders Emirates Team New Zealand. According to reports in Italian newspaper La Stampa the latest challenge will come from the Yacht Club

Ultim 32/23 trimarans face off

Ultim 32/23 trimarans face off

The Ultim monster trimarans of Gitana Team, Macif and Banque Populaire have been mixing it up in Northern Europe in the run up to their first major competitive confrontation in the Route du Rhum singlehanded race at the end of October. Take a quick look at the action from on board

Nokia new Alex Thomson Racing partner

Nokia become technology partner to Alex Thomson Racing

Nokia, a global leader in creating the technologies that connect the world, together with its world-renowned industrial research and innovation engine, Nokia Bell Labs, was today announced as Technology Partner to UK-based sailing team Alex Thomson Racing. The ground-breaking new partnership, which continues through to 2021, will see Nokia Bell Labs

Sailjuice interview with James Peters and Fynn Sterritt

Sailjuice interview with James Peters and Fynn Sterritt

On the latest episode of the Sailjuice Talk podcast Olympic sailing expert journalist Andy Rice corners British Sailing Team 49er sailors James Peters and Fynn Sterritt immediately after they won the medal race to clinch the top spot on the final day of the Sailing World Cup regatta in Enoshima,