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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

The return of Pete Goss

 Living legend Pete Goss is to make his return to solo offshore racing this autumn, following the announcement of his entry in the Route du Rhum aboard the new Akilaria Class 40, Concise.

Foiler week

Inspired by L’Hydroptere we’re going foiler mad this week on thedailysail. Following the update on Syz & Co, so today we break the story about the British equivalent.

Done and dusted

With Synergy going 1-0 up on Saturday, so favourites Emirates Team New Zealand fought back from 0-2 down to win the last three finals matches enabling them to claim the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Madd

From Alinghi to TeamOrigin

 Our congratulations to Sir Keith Mills on his appointment of Grant Simmer as the new CEO for TeamOrigin.

Ship 1001

The head is clearing slowly after the monumental party for the christening of Alex Thomson’s third Hugo Boss IMOCA 60 in London’s Docklands by actress Diane Kruger who played Helen in t

Open 60 unveilings

A spate of IMOCA 60/Barcelona World Race launches are occurring with Dee Caffari and Anna Corbella unveiled their Gaes-branded boat, Jean-Pierre Dick announcing his round the world co-skipper for

Crash, bang, wallop in La Maddalena

The horrific Aleph-Azzurra collision yesterday looks set to have major consequences to the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Maddalena with two of the four boats out of action.

Field becoming clearer

 While the weather might not be entirely playing ball, the Louis Vuitton Trophy in La Maddalena is providing some top quality match racing, particularly between the Italian teams fighting for

TeamOrigin drama

Ben Ainslie and the lads at TeamOrigin will be hoping it is third time lucky today at the Louis Vuitton Trophy in La Maddalena, after a spinnaker entanglement lost them Saturday’s race agains

Saving Olympic sailing

With baseball and softball dropped from the list of 28 Olympic disciplines for 2016 in favour of golf and rugby, sailing is one of the next weakest sports waiting to be dropped.


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