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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Fastest sailor on the planet...by 10 knots

He’s done it and done it royally. Paul Larsen's objective was to take the world sailing speed record above 60 knots.

The latest in IMOCA 60s

VPLP’s Vincent Lauriot Prevost and Quentin Lucet share their thoughts about how their latest generation IMOCA 6

Congratulations to Paul Larsen and the Vestas SailRocket team

After 10 years of trying, Paul Larsen and his Vestas SailRocket have succeeded in breaking the Sailing World Speed Record and have done so in emphatic style – the new record they set

Fastest yacht in the world

On Monday Paul Larsen and survived hitting a peak speed of 61.92 knots on a run, making Vestas SailRocket 2 the fastest 'boat' in the world.

Lead trio set the pace

The event we’ve all been waiting for, the Vendee Globe, set sail on Saturday.

Vendee Globe 2012 form guide

The Vendee Globe sets sail from Les Sables d’Olonne on Saturday just after 1300 local time.

All the Open/IMOCA 60s ever built....

Less than a week to go now until the start of the Vendee Globe...

The Vendee Globe tour continues

Part three of our dockside tour of the Vendee Globe fleet continues with Gamesa and

Vendee Globe race favourite

With less than three weeks to go until the start of the Vendee Globe, the famous dock in Les Sables d’Olonne is already rammed.


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