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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Nurturing the UK's solo offshore racing talent

Britain has yet to bring the America’s Cup back these shores, but in the meantime another initiative has been put in motion to provide UK sailors with a much improved chance of winning anothe

Pro-European supermaxi campaign

We suppose that with Torbjorn Tornqvist, who runs one of Russia’s largest oil exporting companies, involved with the America’s Cup it should come as no surprise that GazProm, Russia&rsq

The 3Di revolution

In part two of our report on North’s new wunter-product 3Di, we get the low down on how it is to use in the field and how North believe it is set to revolutionise other areas of composite con

34th America's Cup Protocol (draft)

BMW Oracle Racing/GGYC has released the draft version the Protocol document defining the major elements of the 34th America’s Cup.

America's Cup back in Europe?

In our interview with Paul Cayard, the Artemis skipper and WSTA Chairman chews the cud with us and talks of a possible America’s Cup in Europe in 2013 (not 2014).

Back to sea tonight

The leaders in the Royal Western YC’s doublehanded Shetlands Round Britain & Ireland Race set sail from Lowestoft this evening on the final leg to Plymouth, with Marco Nannini and Paul Pe

Fine race, no records

The JPMorgan Round the Island Race didn’t pan out quite as we anticipated with a gentle start in the post-dawn light€, the breeze only building by the time the leaders were around the ba

Preparing for the off

Two significant events are imminent on both sides of the Atlantic.

The world's fastest boat

After a brief Pete Goss diversion on Friday, today we publish our look at Alain Thebault’s incredible L’Hydroptere and how it took 25 years to become the world’s fastest boat.

Apple carts upturned

There have been a few surprise results this weekend.


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