Yacht Racing

WMRT - Unbeaten Guichard victorious at Alicante Match Cup

Guichard defeated Dutch two-time Olympian Pieter-Jan Postma in the final to maintain an impressive 100 per cent win rate during the four-day regatta, …

Volvo Ocean Race


Three-time Volvo Ocean Race winner Brad Jackson has been announced as skipper of the Dutch Volvo Ocean Race entry team AkzoNobel for the 2017-18 …

Volvo Ocean Race

Encouraging Participation in Yacht Racing

The annual IRC Congress meeting was held October 7, 2017 in St Malo on the northern French coast. Forty delegates from as far afield as Japan and the …

Kiwi Brad Jackson in line to skipper Volvo Ocean Race entry after late controversy

There may yet be a New Zealand skipper in the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race after Dutchman Simeon Tienpont was axed from Team AkzoNobel over the weekend …

Volvo Ocean Race

Sina Sports To Broadcast Volvo Ocean Race Livestreams Highlight Shows And Programmes

The Volvo Ocean Race and Sina Sports in China have agreed to a content partnership that will see video and digital coverage from the upcoming Volvo …

Volvo Ocean Race

Simeon Tienpont not giving up on Volvo Ocean Race >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The build-up toward the start of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race has been rocked by controversy as Team AkzoNobel, one of the seven competing teams, …


Clipper Race: Two days to the finish >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

(October 16, 2017; Day 12) – Despite having raced close to 3,000 nautical miles across the South Atlantic Ocean, most positions in the Clipper …


Designing the new America's Cup Class >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Whenever there is a new winner of the America’s Cup, and when that team wants to change the boat, disruption occurs. Not knowing the details is hard …

America's Cup

New York Yacht Club Issues America’s Cup Challenge

While rumors swirl that Larry Ellison’s Oracle Team USA may be sitting out the next America’s Cup, the New York Yacht Club, missing at the event …


Volvo Ocean Race teams hunt for clues at Alicante in-port race

There is a lot of background noise to tune out in Alicante – both figurative and literal. The Volvo Ocean Race village is hot, thronged with crowds, …


MAPFRE draw first blood in 2017


Vestas 11th Hour Racing With Podium Finish In First In Port Race Of Volvo Ocean Race

"It's the first day of the action. Points count," Mark Towill, Team Director, told the Vestas 11th Hour Racing team at the morning meeting in …


Premier League: Man City hit seven, Crystal Palace defeat Chelsea, Liverpool & Man Utd draw

<b>Manchester City scored seven against Stoke while rivals Manchester United were held to a goalless draw at Liverpool as Pep Guardiola's team went two points clear at the top of the Premier League on Saturday.</b><p>City had seen a 3-0 lead whittled down to 3-2 before taking the game away from their …

English Premier League

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18: Seven boats, nine months, 45,000 miles

<b>Torn sails, broken masts, capsizes and icebergs - at 45,000 miles, the Volvo Ocean Race is no luxury cruise.</b><p>Last time out, Ian Walker - for Abu Dhabi Racing - became the first British skipper to win the race but neither he nor the team will be defending the title.<p>However, there is still plenty of …


Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18: Rule changes 'force' skippers to take women

<b>Volvo Ocean Race skippers have been "more or less forced" to have women in their crews after rule changes, says veteran sailor Bouwe Bekking.</b><p>Organisers of the round-the-world race have brought in new regulations to incentivise crews to select women.<p>Team Brunel skipper Bekking described his British …


Watch: Small town Picton basks in local hero Joseph Sullivan America's Cup glory

New Zealand<p>Watch: Small town Picton basks in local hero Joseph Sullivan America's Cup glory<p>Source:<p>Seven Sharp<p>The little settlement of Picton pulled …

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Welcome VOR / WMRT to Alicante

As the world’s best sailors arrived on their Volvo Ocean 65s into Alicante, some of sailing’s top match racing talent set sail to compete in a World …


New England museums you likely haven’t heard of — and might want to

<b>American Precision Museum</b><p>Windsor, Vt.<p>Established 1966: “Preserves the heritage of the mechanical arts, celebrates the ingenuity of our mechanical …


Volvo Ocean Legends Race

Record-holder Silk Cut is the fourth boat entered in the Legends Race next year. She was originally skippered by Britain’s Lawrie Smith.<p><b>Silk Cut</b> …


Ambition, nerves, and espionage: final countdown at the Volvo Ocean Race

<b>We go behind the scenes at the Volvo Ocean Race with Dongfeng Race Team to find how the team is preparing for the longest, furthest Volvo Ocean Race</b> …


No go at GC32 Racing Tour Marseille >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Marseille, France (October 13, 2017) – After a perfect opening day with fully flying sailing and the full schedule completed, conditions failed to …


How to follow the Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 route will take the sailors over 45,000 nautical miles around the world and will feature three times as much sailing in …


Ian Walker talks Women in sailing, the pathway and mixed teams

Ian Walker, new Racing Director of the RYA, talks sailing, the pathway, mixed team rules and how he hopes to increase of women's sailing - Video here


Musto partner with Team Brunel

Official Supplier in the Volvo Ocean Race