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New sail racing podcast from Shirley Robertson

Shirley Robertson Podcast

British Double Olympic gold medallist and sailing broadcaster Shirley Robertson has launched a new monthly interview based sailing podcast which will see Robertson sit down each month with one of the sport’s leading personalities to discuss a wide range of topics from the diverse sport of competitive sailing. Each episode

Mirpuri Foundation announces return to The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race

The Mirpuri Foundation has announced that it will soon be ‘Racing For The Planet’, as it confirms both its environmental message and the name of its new VO65 racing yacht for the next edition of The Ocean Race, beginning in 2021. Through the ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’ campaign in the

Boris Herrmann & Will Harris team up in IMOCA 60 for Rolex Fastnet Race

Boris Hermann Will Harris

We are pleased to see that German solo sailor and Vendee Globe hopeful Boris Hermann has teamed up with rising British solo navigator and Figaro skipper Will Harris for a tilt at the up coming Rolex Fastnet Race. The pair will be racing double-handed on the Hermann's IMOCA 60 Team Malizia

Grand Soleil: Covering all the bases

Grand Soleil

With a lot of comfort and a lot of major trophies already under their belts... now Grand Soleil are also offering a (luxury) home away from home. Grand Soleil Yachts is a brand best known for building elegant, high–performance cruiser-racers – it has launched more than 4,500 of those over the

World Sailing renews World Match Racing Tour Special Event status

World Match Racing Tour

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has renewed the Special Event status of the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) through to 2028. The announcement was made today following the conclusion of the 2018-19 World Match Racing Tour Championship Final in Marstrand, Sweden a week ago which saw Phil

Doyle Sails: Figuring out the Figaro…

Doyle Sails

The most recent fleets to embrace the latest technical advances from Doyle Sails are those rather choosy professional French offshore classes – including the brand new Figaro 3 fleet. With its innovative Cable-less technology Doyle Sails has been making significant inroads into grand prix ocean and offshore racing fleets. A wide

Carbo-Link: Elliptical profile carbon rigging


Reduce drag, eliminate flutter, strength in the right places, Carbo-Link have been taking advantage of the benefits of elliptical profiles in their carbon rigging for over 10 years. There’s been a notable increase in the number of racing yachts and superyachts upgrading their rigging to Carbo-Link’s elliptical profiled solid carbon cables.