You are here
Home > Ocean Racing

The Ocean Race: Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team reveals VO65

The Ocean Race

The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team has ‘baptised’ its VO65 Ocean Race Boat ‘Racing for the Planet’, in a dance-filled ceremony at the Marina de Cascais, in Portugal. The spectacular launch was attended by over 300 guests, including VIPs and key figures from the yacht-racing world, Portuguese Government, local dignitaries and journalists.

Brest Atlantiques: High speed start in strong winds and big waves

Brest Atlantiques

The Brest Atlantiques race got underway at 11am today from the Ile de Sein island off the north west corner of  France, when the fleet of four Ultim 32/23 class trimarans took off at over 30 knots in strong north-westerly winds of about thirty knots and 4.5 metres waves. Trimaran Macif (François Gabart

Transat Jacques Vabre: New Hugo Boss out after high speed underwater collision

Transat Jacques Vabre

British sailor Alex Thomson and his co-skipper Neal McDonald have been forced to retire from Transat Jacques Vabre double-handed  transatlantic race after a high speed collision with an unidentified object that has severely the keel of their newly launched high-tech IMOCA 60. The two sailors sustained no major injuries other than

Brest Atlantiques: Stormy forecast forces start delay in Brest

Brest Atlantiques

Faced with stormy weather conditions, the organisers of the Brest Atlantiques race have decided to postpone the start, initially scheduled for Sunday, November 3 at 13:02. After having studied the evolution of the weather situation over the past few days, the organisers of Brest Atlantiques, in agreement with the sailors and

Transat Jacques Vabre: Foiling IMOCA 60s eye 10-day passage to Brazil

Transat Jacques Vabre

Fans of professional yacht racing are at risk of sensory overload this winter season with two major open ocean races – the Transat Jacques Vabre and the Brest Oceans Race – taking place in the coming weeks. All that plus the added the excitement building around the 36th America’s Cup following

The Ocean Race: Itajaí, Brazil joins the stopover lineup for the 2021-22 edition

The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race 2021-22 will stop in Itajaí, Brazil, marking the fourth consecutive time the city on the Santa Catarina coastline will host the iconic event. In 2017-18, Itajaí was among the most visited stopovers in the race, with over 440,000 race fans coming to the Race Village after the final

Transat Jacques Vabre: Will Harris updates on preparations aboard Team Malizia

Transat Jacques Vabre

British sailor Will Harris is about to take on his first Transat Jacques Vabre, sailing alongside German skipper Boris Herrmann aboard the IMOCA 60 Team Malizia. With just a fortnight to go to the start it is an incredibly busy time for the duo, so we were more than delighted

Top