In addition to their many high profile sponsorships, 11th Hour Racing is working quietly away giving opportunities to thousands of youngsters who would otherwise never experience the sea. Sailing has a remarkable power to change lives. As most sailors know, it’s one of the most effective ways to learn essential life
OC Sport Pen Duick, the French subsidiary of international event organiser OC Sport, have announced the cancellation of the 2020 edition of The Transat CIC, due to the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The transatlantic race, which was scheduled to start from Brest in France on May 10th, was due
It’s not only the management that’s changed at Bavaria Yachts. Race yacht designers Maurizio Cossutti and Alessandro Ganz are moving the boats steadily towards the speedier end of the performance spectrum. It’s Bavaria Yachts’ big comeback boat in more ways than one. Launched at the recent Düsseldorf Boat Show, the Bavaria
An enforced national lockdown in the fight against COVID-19 has sparked an impromptu technical innovation between Emirates Team New Zealand and Igtimi, a GPS tracking and big data Internet of Things company based in Dunedin, to create personal separation and contact tracing tags so the team can safely return to
But for the scourge of the Covid-19 pandemic turning everyone's reality upside down, today the eyes of the sailing world would have been focused keenly on Cagliari, Sardinia to see how the first ever competitive action between the revolutionary AC75 foiling monohulls of the 36th America's Cup would play out.
Thirty-two year old Italian sailor Francesca Clapcich first established herself on the professional sailing scene as an Olympic campaigner, first in the singlehanded Laser Radial class in which she represented her country at the London 2012 Games, and then in the 49FX where – crewing for Giulia Conti – she