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America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes Team USA keep the dream alive

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes Team USA keep the dream alive

Despite rumours to the contrary in recent weeks, it seems the dream of an all-American America’s Cup challenge is still very much alive – according at least to an interview with Mike Buckley, founder and new CEO of the Stars + Stripes Team USA syndicate, on the Sailing World website. According

Ocean Racing: Gitana Team Ultim job share for Cammas and Caudrelier

The French ocean racing syndicate Gitana Team has made the unusual move of choosing not one but two big name skippers for its state-of-the-art Ultim trimaran, Maxi Edmond de Rothschild. This week the team named Franck Cammas and Charles Caudrelier – two of the highest profile ocean racing skippers on the

La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro: Armel Le Cléac’h goes back to his roots

La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro: Armel Le Cléac'h goes back to his roots.

French yachtsman Armel Le Cléac'h is going back to his sailing roots this season as he takes on the legendary Solitaire du Figaro – the de facto proving ground for solo ocean racing skippers – for the first time in six years. Le Cléac'h has won the Solitaire twice – in

Lake to Ocean: Spindrift Racing plans busy 2019 season

Lake to Ocean: Spindrift Racing plans busy 2019 season

French skipper Yann Guichard has a full and varied season of multihull racing ahead of him this year as his Spindrift Racing syndicate tries to squeeze a World Match Racing Tour final, as well as getting to grips with the team’s brand new TF35 foiling lake catamaran, to say nothing

Taylor Canfield completes World Match Racing Tour final line-up

Taylor Canfield completes World Match Racing Tour final line-up

US Virgin Islands match racer Taylor Canfield has been announced as the twelfth and final skipper rounding out the line-up for the World Match Racing Tour 2018-19 season championship final taking place in Marstrand, Sweden from July 3 – 7. Never one to let the grass grow under his feet, despite

Ocean Respect Racing in the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Stacey Jackson had a vision of putting a team of professional female sailors together to compete in the 74th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, then using the biggest event in Australia’s sailing calendar as a platform to elevate the message of sustainability, raise awareness of the need to restore ocean

SSL Gold Cup – an antidote to sailing’s speed culture?

SSL Gold Cup – an antidote to sailing’s speed culture?

Yacht Racing Life editor Justin Chisholm shares his thoughts on the recently announced Sailors League Gold Cup – an international team competition planning to make household names of the competing sailors and establish which is the world's top sailing nation. Anyone seeking an alternative to the current crop of speed-centric global

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