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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

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

America’s Cup: DutchSail pulls out as Stars + Stripes presses on

America's Cup

The news from Europe over the weekend is that Netherland's America's Cup syndicate DutchSail has withdrawn its challenge for the 36th America's Cup. Meanwhile, over on the west coast of the United States the Stars + Stripes syndicate has reconfirmed its commitment to continuing with its challenge. A press release from

SailGP: Teams ready for the ‘Battle in the Big Apple’

SailGP New York

The SailGP international high-performance race circuit rolled into New York City earlier this week where the six international teams competing on supercharged F50 catamarans have been practicing on the Hudson ahead of the start of racing later today. With on the water training time strictly limited under the rules of the

Matthew Sheahan column: Monsters of the lake

Matthew Sheahan column: Monsters of the lake

This month Matthew checks in from one of Europe's most unique and spectacular inland races – the legendary Bol d’Or Mirabaud on Switzerland's Lake Geneva.   As students back in the 1980s, once most of our cash had been passed over the bar there was very little left to buy magazines. But

Vendee Globe skipper Boris Herrmann also registers for The Ocean Race

Vendee Globe skipper Boris Hermann also registers for The Ocean Race

German ocean racer Boris Herrmann has announced an audacious attempt to take on two major around the world races in the space of 12 months. The 38-year-old from Hamburg was already registered to take part in the single-handed Vendee Globe non-stop around the world race which is scheduled to start from

America’s Cup: Malta Altus Challenge withdraws

Malta Altus Challenge

The Malta Altus Challenge entry to the America's Cup is officially over today with the news that the Royal Malta Yacht Club has notified the Royal New Zealand Yacht Club that it has officially withdrawn from the 36th edition of the world's oldest team sporting competition. Little had been heard

SailGP: Teams crunch the numbers in search of performance gains

SailGP: Teams crunch the numbers in search for performance gains

One aspect of the new SailGP global circuit currently two events into its inaugural season is the open sharing of vast quantities of performance data gathered whenever any of the six boats go racing. With training time on the high-tech 50-foot foiling catamarans rationed to the week before each regatta, effective

Olympic sailing: European championship round-up

Olympic sailing: European Championship roundup

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games just a little more than a year away there has been more focus than usual from competitors and national sailing organisations on the spate of Olympic classes European Championships taking place over the last couple of weeks. In fact, more than a spate, it’s been