Transat Jacques Vabre: New Hugo Boss out after high speed underwater collision

Transat Jacques Vabre

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

Matt Sheahan: At the sharp end of offshore

Transat Jacques Vabre

In his latest exclusive piece for Yacht Racing Life Matt Sheahan looks back on his visit to Le Havre, France the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre double-handed transatlantic race and ponders what he learned about the cutting edge of high performance offshore racing. The latest technology, the wildest looking boats