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The Ocean Race: Aarhus, Denmark announced as stopover for 2021-12 edition

The Ocean Race

The organisers of The Ocean Race have revealed the first of the stopover cities for the next edition of the fully-crewed race around the world. Although there is no confirmation at this stage of the overall racecourse for the next race – due to start from Alicante in the winter

Island RIBS: Among the penguins

As well as their success in home waters the latest MCA-coded craft from Island RIBs are also doing rather well in Antarctica. Island RIBs know how to build RIBs extremely well. Managing director Alex Cottle is an engineer with a meticulous eye for detail, uncompromising focus on quality and well thought-out

52 Super Series: Platoon ride their luck to claim second World Championship

52 Super Series

Platoon won the Rolex TP52 World Championship title on the Bay of Palma on the final day of the regatta on Thursday, but the German-flagged crew – led by Hamburg-based owner-driver Harm Müller-Spreer – did not make things easy for themselves during a tense and nervy showdown with their closest

Vendee Globe: IMOCA 60 Class takes stock after Rolex Fastnet Race

Vendee Globe

A fleet of no less than 20 double-handed IMOCA 60s took part in the Rolex Fastnet Race earlier this month, making the British offshore classic a key indicator of the progress of several potential contenders in the next Vendee Globe solo around-the-world race. Only two boats failed to finish – a

Arksen: The Power of Three

When the Humphreys design office took a look at luxury expedition yachts the results were never going to be ordinary. In the world of long-distance cruising, adventure has become a big deal. Driven by a new breed of long-legged, self-sufficient, go-anywhere blue water cruising yachts, new corners of the world have

Olympic sailing: Great Britain names mixed pair for Offshore European Championship

Olympic sailing

The mixed offshore duo Henry Bomby and Hannah Diamond have been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2019 EUROSAF Mixed Offshore European Championship – a crucial next step on their road to the 2024 Paris Olympics. The inaugural event, taking place from 8 to 11 October, will see eight rival

Olympic sailing: Britain’s Hansen in search of redemption in Enoshima

Olympic sailing

British Laser sailor Elliot Hanson is hoping to right some wrongs on the Olympic waters of Enoshima, Japan this week. As the British entry to last week’s Tokyo 2020 test event, dubbed Ready Steady Tokyo, Hanson finished down the fleet in 22nd place and the Macclesfield sailor hopes to rectify that

Olympic sailing: Two more medals put British Sailing Team on top in Japan

Olympic sailing

Britain’s sailors increased their Olympic test event medal tally to six with another silver and bronze today, finishing the regatta as top nation. Dubbed Ready Steady Tokyo, the regatta is a dress rehearsal for the Games proper with nations selecting just one entry in each of the ten Olympic sailing classes. Held