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Vendee Globe skipper Boris Herrmann also registers for The Ocean Race

Vendee Globe skipper Boris Hermann also registers for The Ocean Race

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

America’s Cup: Brace for impact (clothing)


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

America’s Cup: Malta Altus Challenge withdraws

Malta Altus Challenge

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with the news that the Royal Malta Yacht Club has notified the Royal New Zealand Yacht Club that it has officially withdrawn from the 36th edition of the world's oldest team sporting competition.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

SailGP: Teams crunch the numbers in search of performance gains

SailGP: Teams crunch the numbers in search for performance gains

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

Full house?

Sevenstar Yacht Transport

....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

Yacht Racing Podcast Episode 11 – Ed Baird

Our guest on the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast is American yachtsman Ed Baird.

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. In