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Video: Figaro 3 downwind training in France

Video: Figaro 3 downwind training in France

An interesting video featuring action from a French training session in the new Figaro 3 foiling one-design monohull ahead of the first event of the 2019 Figaro season – the double-handed Sardinha Cup scheduled to take place from March 26 to April 13. Good to see all of the crews –

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes chooses Musto

Musto, globally renowned for its high-performance sailing gear, has been named the Exclusive Official Technical Sailing Apparel Sponsor of Stars + Stripes, challenger for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. Co-founded by world champion sailors Mike Buckley and Taylor Canfield, Stars + Stripes’ mission is to build an inclusive, authentic

Video: American Magic flies with Airbus

A great new video from America’s Cup challenger American Magic about their innovation technology partnership with aircraft maker Airbus. Includes unseen going footage of the team’s development boat, The Mule.

Race training with the stars

Race training with the stars

No it's not the latest Saturday evening reality TV offering, but if you fancy the idea of a sail training camp where you can rub shoulders with and learn professional sailors like Robert Scheidt, the Star Sailors League training camp in Riva del Garda, Italy could be just the thing

World Sailing Show – March 2019

World Sailing Show – March 2019

On the March episode of the World Sailing Show: The Golden Globe – The first two home In July last year 17 skippers had set out on a 30,000mile single-handed race around the world. Designed to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the original Golden Globe and raced in similar sized

McConaghy Boats: Forever Fast

McConaghy Boats: Forever Fast

  McConaghy Boats has only ever built one type of racing boats – very quick ones. The current list of monohull elapsed time records for offshore races reads like an alumni book for McConaghy Boats – more first-to-finish line honour awards have gone to yachts from this builder than any other. The

Gitana Team part company with Ultim skipper Sébastien Josse

Gitana Team part company with Ultim skipper Sébastien Josse

The seven-year relationship between French offshore racing syndicate Gitana Team and their skipper Sébastien Josse has come to an end, the team has announced today. Gitana Team was founded in 2000 by French banker and businessman Baron Benjamin de Rothschild and since then has competed actively across a wide range of

Opinion: SailGP struggles to match the hype in Sydney

Opinion: SailGP struggles to match the hype in Sydney

Yacht Racing Life editor Justin Chisholm casts a critical eye over the first event of the inaugural event of the new SailGP global professional sailing circuit event which took place last weekend in Sydney, Australia. The long awaited SailGP season opening regatta went off largely without a hitch in Sydney, this

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