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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

50 day round the world barrier falls

Congratulations to Franck Cammas and the crew of Groupama 3 who have set a new record for sailing non-stop around the world in the Jules Verne Trophy of 48 days 7 hours 44 minutes and 52 seconds.

Finish line in sight

We’ll wax more lyrically about it in due course, but on Saturday night expect to hear much woops and hollers as Groupama 3 speeds past Ushant to collect a well-deserved Jules Verne Trophy rec

Grabbing defeat from the jaws of victory

Another rip-roaring race between TeamOrigin and Artemis, which the Brits dominated this morning in the second elimination round of the Louis Vuitton Trophy Auckland – but once again after som

Hanging in there

After a disastrous Tuesday, so this morning TeamOrigin got a vital point on the board in the Louis Vuitton Trophy Auckland's peculiar elimination round (we have just got our head around how this wo

Bad day for the Brits

16 March was not good for TeamOrigin at the Louis Vuitton Trophy losing both their races, including one they should have won against Artemis, were it not for a costly gybe coming into the finish th

Moth Worlds trophy's coming home

Despite a slight falter in the penultimate race, Simon Payne has reclaimed the Puma Moth World Championship, following his win in 2006.

2012 - time to be in the UK

2012 is lining up to be a formidable year in the UK.

Payne takes the lead

Yesterday with the discard coming into play, Simon Payne was able to rid himself of Tuesday’s mast breaking race, to take the lead at the Puma Moth World Championship.

The Simon Payne rollercoaster

A dramatic day at the Puma Moth Worlds yesterday with Simon Payne taking the overall lead after the second race only to dismast in the third. Doh! Uber Moth designer, Andrew McDougall still leads.

McDougall ahead

The Puma Moth Worlds had their first race in Dubai yesterday in light, shifty conditions, with a win for Australian Andrew McDougall, who is also designer of the Bladerider and Mach 2.

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