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Ocean Racing: Franck Cammas reveals latest modification to Edmond de Rothschild Ultim

Ocean Racing

Gitana Team’s Ultim maxi-trimaran Edmond de Rothschild has emerged from the shed at the French team’s technical base sporting a very noticeable addition to its aerodynamic profile – an aft beam fairing package that is predicted to deliver a one knot speed advantage on certain points of sail. Franck Cammas –

SailGP: Rob Kothe skippers’ interviews ahead of $1M season finale

SailGP

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

Shirley Robertson Sailing Podcast: Chris Draper

Chris Draper

Chris Draper – British Olympic medallist, America's Cup helmsman, and now CEO of the the Sail GP Great Britain syndicate – is the guest on Episode 4 of Shirley Robertson's Sailing Podcast. Draper is another of those guys that’s been at the sharp end of this radical change in sailing over

Shirley Robertson Sailing Podcast: Francois Gabart

Francois Gabart

Shirley Robertson's guest on the latest episode of her podcast is the remarkable French around-the-world record-setting skipper, Francois Gabart. Gabart is one of the stars of the offshore sailing world - the youngest ever winner of the solo offshore marathon the Vendee Globe, Francois also holds the title for the fastest

52 Super Series: Money can’t buy success

52 Super Series

52 Super Series communications boss Andi Robertson takes a closer look at Harm Müller-Spreer’s German-flagged Platoon – one of the top teams in the highly competitive professional circuit. Ask around the dock during the Valencia training week in March which team would be most likely to win the 2019 52 Super

The Ocean Race: Tony Rae updates on Bianca Cook’s fledgling Kiwi campaign – Part 2

Part 2 of our exclusive interview with Whitbread and Volvo Ocean Race veteran Tony Rae on the progress of Bianca Cook’s Kiwi campaign to compete in the next edition of the Ocean Race in 2021. CLICK HERE TO READ PART 1 Although right now just Rae, Cook and her father Ian are

The Ocean Race: Tony Rae updates on Bianca Cook’s fledgling Kiwi campaign – Part 1

The Ocean Race: Tony Rae updates on Bianca Cook’s fledgling Kiwi campaign – Part 1

When 29-year-old New Zealand yachtswoman Bianca Cook announced in March this year that she planned to lead a Kiwi VO65 team in the 2021 edition of the Ocean Race around the world she also revealed that she had secured the services of six-time Ocean Race competitor Tony Rae to run

SailGP: Fletcher and Bithell on stepping up from the 49er

SailGP: Fletcher and Bithell on stepping up from the 49er

When it comes to steep learning curves, they don’t come much steeper than the one that British 49er Olympic hopeful Dylan Fletcher finds himself on since taking on the role of helmsman aboard the British SailGP F50 catamaran for the global circuit’s inaugural season. Fletcher and his friend and crewmate Stuart

America’s Cup interview: Sir Ben Ainslie – INEOS Team UK

America's Cup interview: Sir Ben Ainslie – INEOS Team UK

When I interviewed Ineos Team UK skipper and team principal Sir Ben Ainslie for the latest episode of The Yacht Racing Podcast it was late on a Friday afternoon after what I could only imagine was the end of another long week of preparations for the British America’s Cup syndicate. Ainslie

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