Vendee Globe: Skippers’ advice on dealing with life alone

Vendee Globe

As those of us around the world in full lockdown start to come to terms with the daunting prospect of an extended period of living with only ourselves for company, here is some pertinent advice from a selection of solo round the world racers, courtesy of the Vendee Globe website. DREAM Nick

PlanetSail: On Course – Episode 1


Welcome to the first episode of On Course – a new video series from Matt Sheahan at PlanetSail that aims to take a regular look at some of the notable things going on in the sailing world. Although the planet has gone into lockdown and regattas are being cancelled faster

52 Super Series: Italian 2020 events cancelled

52 Super Series

May’s Royal Cup 52 Super Series Scarlino 2020 and June’s Audi 52 Super Series Porto Cervo & TP52 20th Anniversary Invitational 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In close collaboration with the host organisations, stakeholders and team owners, the 52 SUPER SERIES has cancelled the two key regattas,

Vendee Globe: Kevin Escoffier PRB entry confirmed

Vendee Globe

French skipper Kevin Escoffier has methodically checked all the required boxes, sports, administrative and medical and so this Thursday, March 26, the organization have validated the entry registration of the skipper of the IMOCA 60 PRB for the Vendée Globe 2020. Escoffier is a remarkable allrounder, a sought after crew member

Olympic Sailing: British Sailing Team welcomes Tokyo 2020 postponement

America's Cup

The British Sailing Team welcomes the news of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in light of the coronavirus pandemic. A joint statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today confirmed that the Olympics will be held after 2020 but not later than summer

Olympic Sailing: World Sailing supports Tokyo 2020 postponement

Olympic Sailing

On March 24, 2020 the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee issued a joint statement announcing the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The statement read, "In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the WHO today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister

America’s Cup: British ACWS event cancelled due to Covid-19

America's Cup

The second event of the America's Cup World Series – scheduled to take place in Portsmouth, UK in early June – has been cancelled as a result of the global Covid-19 virus outbreak. A statement issued on the America's Cup website reads: It is with great regret that the America’s Cup Defender, Emirates

America’s Cup: Favourite moments

America's Cup

Enjoy these classic America's Cup moments chosen by three icons of yachting's oldest and most prestigious competition – Terry Hutchinson, Peter Montgomery, and Glenn Ashby. Terry Hutchinson (USA) Peter Montgomery (NZL) Glenn Ashby (NZL)