World Sailing Show – April 2020

World Sailing Show

The April 2020 edition of the World Sailing Show aims to bring some light relief from the terrible pandemic sweeping the globe. We have stunning images of Caribbean sailing, big boat action from the 52 Super Series in Cape Town and we check in with the America’s Cup defenders Emirates

PlanetSail: On Course – Episode 1


Welcome to the first episode of On Course – a new video series from Matt Sheahan at PlanetSail that aims to take a regular look at some of the notable things going on in the sailing world. Although the planet has gone into lockdown and regattas are being cancelled faster

Planet Sail’s RYA Dinghy Show – Video Review

For two days every year London's Alexandra Palace plays host to the RYA Dinghy Show, featuring the greatest range of racing and cruising dinghies and small keel boats in the world. Planet Sail's Matt Sheahan takes a tour of the latest new designs, talks to top designers, old hands, Olympic

Shirley Robertson Podcast: America’s Cup designers

America's Cup

This edition of Shirley Robertson's Sailing Podcast this month takes a departure from the norm to talk to the design chiefs of each of the four America's Cup teams. Each team hoping to win the 36th America's Cup is currently halfway through a lengthy design process, and with the clock ticking,

World Sailing Show – March 2020

World Sailing Show

This month the World Sailing Show focuses on the thrills and spills of a decade of foiling with Sir Ben Ainslie at the INEOS TEAM UK training base in Cagliari, Italy. The British America’s Cup skipper looks ahead to an action-packed year in SailGP and the America’s Cup World Series.

Shirley Robertson Sailing Podcast: Jimmy Spithill

America's Cup

Two time America’s Cup winning skipper Jimmy Spithill joins Shirley Robertson this month, as the pair settle down for an extended two part interview ahead of the first round of the America’s Cup World Series in Sardinia.   Spithill has long been a fixture in the America’s Cup scene, having first led

Shirley Robertson Sailing Podcast: Ken Read

Shirley Robertson sits down with American professional yacht racing icon Ken Read for a fascinating two-part interview about his illustrious life and career racing sailboats.  Throughout her broadcasting career one of Shirley Robertson's most interviewed of subjects must be US sailing's Ken Read. Currently in the top executive role at corporate

World Sailing Show – January 2020

World Sailing Show

In the latest edition of the World Sailing Show.... Brest Atlantiques In last month’s episode we left the four huge Ultim Trimarans competing in the Brest Atlantiques race half way through the course – this month we bring you the full story. Skippered by some of the biggest names in world sailing