German ocean racer Boris Herrmann has announced an audacious attempt to take on two major around the world races in the space of 12 months.
The 38-year-old from Hamburg was already registered to take part in the single-handed Vendee Globe non-stop around the world race which is scheduled to start from
Look aboard some of the world’s fastest and largest yachts and you may not immediately identify the logo on the instrument displays.
On the face of it there’s little to separate many of the sailing instruments that are currently on the market once they are fastened to a bulkhead. Be they
They say the stopwatch never lies and now Spinlock have produced something equally infallible to monitor the real state of your sail wardrobe.
The ability to collect data and produce detailed analytical reports used to be for the experts, yet today quantifying every part of our lives and drawing meaningful conclusions
Readers will by now be familiar with the growing number of images we publish that include instances of some of the world’s best-known racing sailors competing while wrapped up like desert nomads. There is good reason for that of course; even so, the full extent of the active racer’s risk
The clothing requirements for the next America’s Cup have more in common with motocross body armour than traditional yachting apparel.
It says a lot about how much the America’s Cup has changed in the past decade that Musto will be supplying the Stars & Stripes team with gear not from its
It was supposed to be just two, and only two, 52 Super Series teams convening in Valencia for a little informal testing and tuning. But two became eight and the week of informal tuning and testing culminated in what became known on the old Victory Challenge dock as the FOMO
The Malta Altus Challenge entry to the America's Cup is officially over today with the news that the Royal Malta Yacht Club has notified the Royal New Zealand Yacht Club that it has officially withdrawn from the 36th edition of the world's oldest team sporting competition.
Little had been heard
One aspect of the new SailGP global circuit currently two events into its inaugural season is the open sharing of vast quantities of performance data gathered whenever any of the six boats go racing.
With training time on the high-tech 50-foot foiling catamarans rationed to the week before each regatta, effective
....very rarely it turns out – given the capacity of Sevenstar’s fleet to ship even the very largest yachts to the world's premier regattas.
The allure of bucket list races and regattas around the world and the strong interest in participation has prompted a revolution in yacht transport. ‘It’s quite amazing
Justin Chisholm's guest on the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast is American yachtsman Ed Baird.
Baird is the man who coached Team New Zealand to victory in the 1995 America’s Cup and then two cycles later in 2007 helped defeat the Kiwis as helmsman of the Swiss Alinghi challenge.