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11th Hour Racing: Opening eyes

11th Hour Racing

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

52 Super Series: Fleet shipped home to Europe from Cape Town

52 Super Series

After what has proven to be the biggest challenge in logistics since the start of the 52 SUPER SERIES, the TP52 fleet is back at sea, heading “home” to the Mediterranean from Cape Town, South Africa aboard the 120m LOA general cargo ship, BBC Dolphin. The Odzala Discovery Camps 52 SUPER

The Ocean Race: Rosco Monson on the 2021-22 route

Forensic performance analysis in the Volvo Ocean Race

To some people British sailor Rosco Monson may perhaps be one of the lesser known names in The Ocean Race community. In the last edition of the race his role with team AkzoNobel was as performance analyst and on-shore navigator – a “back room” position to all intents and purposes,

The Transat CIC 2020 is officially cancelled

Ocean Racing

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

Bavaria Yachts’ C42 – New in every sense

Bavaria Yachts

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

America’s Cup: ETNZ develops new technology for return to work

America's Cup

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

America’s Cup: Dealing with the challenges of the new normal

America's Cup

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.

The Ocean Race: Phil Harmer on 2021-22 route

The Ocean Race

Australian yachtsman Phil Harmer is a five-time competitor in The Ocean Race and has been on the winning team twice – first with Groupama sailing team in 2011-12 and then again the following edition in 2014-15 with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing – so who better to include in our series