There is nothing like a significant sailing regatta to bring focus on the sailing conditions on a patch of water called home by thousands of sailors.The Olympic venues Sydney, Qingdao, Weymouth Rio, once again Enoshima for 2020 and next up Marseille 2024 all had a serious examination before the Olympic
Rob Kothe previews the SailGP Season 1 Grand Final taking place in Marseille next weekend featuring eight fleet races over three days for the six teams, followed by the much-anticipated sudden-death match race where the overall series top two teams will go head-to-head for a winner-takes-all one million dollar prize. As
There is a major international foiling cat series created for both pro and owner-driver teams where you can take on America’s Cup skippers – but without spending America’s Cup money. GC32 – grand prix foiling cat racing Driven on by the last three America’s Cups, development in sail boat design has taken
On Tuesday, 20 August, the next generation of high performance foiling catamaran was unveiled as the TF35 splashed on Lake Geneva for its first test sail. Compared to its predecessors, the TF35 has been designed with the ambitious brief to offer top level foiling to a wider audience of sailors. With
After a tempestuous weekend of weather at the SailGP Cowes event which saw racing abandoned on Saturday Rob Kothe follows up with the bruised and battered teams as they pick up the pieces ahead of the season closer in France next month. In 1966, the Rolling Stones released an album called Aftermath.
With the first ever British stage of the SailGP international circuit set to take place in Cowes next weekend, Australian yachting journalist Rob Kothe sets the scene based on conversations with the Australian, British and Japanese crews. The SailGP series, using one design F50 catamarans, is tearing up traditional racing norms. These