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Yacht Racing Podcast Episode 7 – Terry Hutchinson

Justin Chisholm gets an update from American Magic skipper Terry Hutchinson on the US team's campaign to win back the America's Cup.

On Episode 7 of the Yacht Racing Podcast host Justin Chisholm gets an update from American Magic skipper Terry Hutchinson on the US team's campaign to win back the America's Cup. As well as winning countless world championships in a long and illustrious career American yachtsman Terry Hutchinson has also been

Ropes back on the boats for America’s Cup 36

Ropes are back on the boats for America’s Cup 36.

If the last America’s Cup was memorable for one thing it was the back breaking non-stop effort put in by the teams’ grinders to keep the boats powered up with enough hydraulic pressure to keep the boats’ foiling and sail trim systems running all the way around the racecourse. The vast

World Sailing Show – February 2019

World Sailing Show – February 2019

In the February 2019 episode of the World Sailing Show: The Golden Globe – The race that changed the world Fifty years ago the Sunday Times sponsored around the world race made history. Better known as the Golden Globe, the first ever solo, non-stop race around the world saw one man enter

America’s Cup: DutchSail pick Carolijn Brouwer to steer AC75

America’s Cup: DutchSail pick Carolijn Brouwer to steer AC75

The fledgling DutchSail America’s Cup syndicate – aka Team The Netherlands – headed by Dutch yachtsman Simeon Tienpont has become the first of the current crop of America’s Cup contenders to announce a female sailor as helmsman. During a press conference at the opening of the team’s headquarters in Scheveningen skipper

Yacht Racing Podcast Episode 6 – The Ocean Race Update

Podcast Episode 6 – The Ocean Race Update

On the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast host Justin Chisholm gets an update on what’s been going on behind the scenes at The Ocean Race – the fully crewed around the world race formerly called the Volvo Ocean Race – from Ocean Race executive director Richard Mason; IMOCA 60

Richard Mason: “Plans for 2021 Ocean Race start are in full swing”

Richard Mason: "Plans for 2021 Ocean Race start are in full swing"

Preparations for the 2021 edition of the Ocean Race – the new name for the fully crewed around-the-world race formerly known as the Volvo Ocean Race) – are in full swing according to Richard Mason, the race’s executive director. Speaking on a soon to be released episode of The Yacht Racing

Banque Populaire announces new Ultim IMOCA & Figaro projects

Banque Populaire announces new Ultim, IMOCA & Figaro projects

After 30 years backing professional sailing French banking group Banque Populaire reconfirmed its commitment to the sport in spectacular fashion with the announcement of three major new campaigns – all involving long-time skipper Armel Le Cléac’h. As well as committing to building a new Ultim maxi-trimaran for Le Cléac’h to be

Spindrift 2 crew go hammer down in the southern hemisphere

Spindrift 2 crew go hammer down in the southern hemisphere

It took a lot of effort, including about a dozen back-breaking gybes of their monster-sized trimaran, but the crew of the French-flagged Spindrift multihull beat their own record time from Ushant to the Equator by an hour on their quest to win the Jules Verne Trophy for the fastest fully-crewed

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