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Alex Thomson desperate to win Vendée Globe

Alex Thomson desperate to win Vendee Globe.

British solo ocean racing skipper Alex Thomson has described himself as "desperate" to finally secure victory in the Vendée Globe singlehanded around the world race at his fifth attempt in 2020. In an interview with the mainstream Mail Online website in the UK, Thomson described his quest for a Vendée Globe

The Telegraph: ‘I only went for a gin and tonic and it cost me £110m’

The Telegraph: I only went for a gin and tonic, it cost me £110m

The Royal Yacht Squadron is arguably the most prestigious yacht club in the world. Its clubhouse in Cowes Castle on the Isle of Wight, designed by Sir Thomas Croft, is full of mahogany furniture and old paintings and some of its members look as if they might just have been

The Times: America’s Cup challenge lures Sir Jim Ratcliffe

The Times (UK): America’s Cup challenge lures Sir Jim Ratcliffe

You can buy a lot when you are Britain’s wealthiest man, but many rich men have tried and failed to bring the America’s Cup back to these shores since it left in 1851. Sir Jim Ratcliffe hopes his billions can change that, having bankrolled Sir Ben Ainslie’s team to the

New York Times: Volvo Ocean Race – Open Waters?

New York Times: Volvo Ocean Race – Open Waters?

Dee Caffari and 22 other women have sailed in the current edition of the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race, but they are concerned that there will be no room for them in future races – writes Christopher Clarey in the New York Times. The Volvo Ocean Race finished on Sunday, and for

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