https://youtu.be/4gQ44qMqsA0 IN BRIEF We’re all about speed this month. From Tom Slingsby’s guided tour of his teams’ F50, to the drama that proceeded another record breaking run around the Caribbean 600. We also find out how aircraft giants Airbus are helping American Magic to develop their trial horse, the Mule as their America’s
Two new VO65 campaigns for the 2021 edition of The Ocean Race around the world have been revealed at a live telecast from the race’s headquarters in Alicante, Spain today. First up, Portuguese businessman Paulo Mirpuri announced that the Mirpuri Foundation would be backing a VO65 campaign in the next race.
It all started with a simple yet remarkable torch, cleverly designed and purpose-built to solve one of the most intractable problems in offshore sailing. When someone falls overboard at night, the chances of getting that person safely back aboard can be frighteningly low. Rough weather, cold water, doubledigit boatspeeds, spinnakers,
High-level professional sport is all about making split-second critical decisions under pressure. Nowhere is this more true than in the ultra-fast-paced world of the modern-day America’s Cup where the sailors on their high-flying boats need to be able to instantly interpret and act on information collated from a myriad of data
The chances of the first ever Maltese America’s Cup challenge continuing are in doubt today according to a press release from the event’s organisers – the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand and the Challenger of Record Luna Rossa Challenge. The short release announced the publication of the America’s Cup arbitration panel’s
When it comes to steep learning curves, they don’t come much steeper than the one that British 49er Olympic hopeful Dylan Fletcher finds himself on since taking on the role of helmsman aboard the British SailGP F50 catamaran for the global circuit’s inaugural season. Fletcher and his friend and crewmate Stuart