An elite gathering of 23 star-studded teams will be competing at the 2019 Star Sailors League Finals in the Bahamas next month, including a number of wildcards drawn from many parts of the world of high-level sailing. There are legends aplenty in the 22 country fleet, with Volvo Ocean Race winner
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.
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
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
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
After 73 races across four events in three countries the standings could not be closer going into the next week's 2019 GC32 Racing Tour’s finale in Oman. Ernesto Bertarelli’s GC32 World Champions Alinghi team and Oman Air, skippered by New Zealander Adam Minoprio, have been at each other’s throats for the
World Sailing Chief Executive Officer, Andy Hunt has notified the Board of Directors that he will be taking on a new role in International Sport in early 2020. The Board considers that Andy has made an important contribution to the modernisation and commercial development of World Sailing, and the Board thanks
SailGP adds total economic impact of US$115 million to five host cities in first year, more than 133,000 spectators witnessed world’s fastest sail racing. NEW YORK – October 10, 2019 – As SailGP celebrates its first anniversary, the overall impact of the new global championship has been revealed, highlighted by a