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52 Super Series: Money can’t buy success

52 Super Series

52 Super Series communications boss Andi Robertson takes a closer look at Harm Müller-Spreer’s German-flagged Platoon – one of the top teams in the highly competitive professional circuit. Ask around the dock during the Valencia training week in March which team would be most likely to win the 2019 52 Super

GC32 Racing Tour: World Champions Alinghi hope for glory in Palma

GC32 Racing Tour

Following their magnificent victory at the GC32 World Championship, Ernesto Bertarelli’s Alinghi team will be hoping to continue its winning streak at 38 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, the third event of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour, taking place on the Bay of Palma over 31st July to 3rd August. In

Olympic Sailing: Andy Rice checks in after the Kiel Week regatta

Olympic sailing

Having been rather tough on the Medal Race format in my previous column, I have to confess it really did come up trumps for the 49er Men at Kiel Week. So often the gold medal is wrapped up before the final day, but at Kiel, nine out of the ten

The Ocean Race: Offshore Team Germany to take on Fastnet Race fully-crewed

The Ocean Race

A brand-new German ocean racing team aiming to compete in the next edition of The Ocean Race around the world in 2021-22 will race for the first time next weekend in the 605-mile Rolex Fastnet Race. The founders of Offshore Team Germany are hoping to rekindle the spirit of the legendary

Olympic Sailing: Bronze for Britain’s Ali Young Laser Radial World Championship

Britain’s Ali Young is targeting success at the Tokyo 2020 sailing test event after winning bronze at the 2019 Laser Radial World Championship. Two-time Olympian Young (above) put on a display of consistency on the waters of Japan’s Sakaiminato City, with six top-ten finishes over the 11-race series. The 32-year-old remained in

New sail racing podcast from Shirley Robertson

Shirley Robertson Podcast

British Double Olympic gold medallist and sailing broadcaster Shirley Robertson has launched a new monthly interview based sailing podcast which will see Robertson sit down each month with one of the sport’s leading personalities to discuss a wide range of topics from the diverse sport of competitive sailing. Each episode

Mirpuri Foundation announces return to The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race

The Mirpuri Foundation has announced that it will soon be ‘Racing For The Planet’, as it confirms both its environmental message and the name of its new VO65 racing yacht for the next edition of The Ocean Race, beginning in 2021. Through the ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’ campaign in the

Boris Herrmann & Will Harris team up in IMOCA 60 for Rolex Fastnet Race

Boris Hermann Will Harris

We are pleased to see that German solo sailor and Vendee Globe hopeful Boris Hermann has teamed up with rising British solo navigator and Figaro skipper Will Harris for a tilt at the up coming Rolex Fastnet Race. The pair will be racing double-handed on the Hermann's IMOCA 60 Team Malizia