Kite power to the Canaries

Lalou Roucayrol's Multi50 trimaran Arkema - Region Aquitaine has been berthed in Caniçal in Madeira since November 2013 following her capsize in the Transat Jacques Vabre.


Over the last month I've been crazy busy, and not just with the boat...

Official Launch

Summer project

Francis Joyon and Patrice Lafargue, President of the IDEC Group, have come up with the innovative idea of organising a major event linking France and Brazil: the Friendship Route.

Final crewman announced for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing has announced the final person to complete its eight-man crew for the forthcoming Volvo Ocean Race with the signing of Spain’s Roberto ‘Chuny’ Bermúd

Scottish team for the Commodores' Cup

A Scottish team has emerged as the first GBR entry for the 2014 Brewin Dolphin Commodores Cup, hosted by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in Cowes this July.

Hilary Lister completes passage from India

British quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, 42, and Omani Nashwa Al Kindi, 32 have completed a passage from Mumbai, India to Muscat, Oman aboard a 28ft Dragonfly trimaran.

Under the skin of the VO65

We take a look at the Volvo Ocean 65 one design and contemplate how’s it seems to be the half way house betwe

Light Start to the Figaro Season!

Having spent the last couple of winter months at the Lorient Grand Large training camp sailing in 20 - 30 knot winds, we were ready to attack the first Figaro race of the season, the 2014 Solo Mait

Nuts and bolts of the VO65

For the first time in its 41 year history, 2014 will see the Volvo Ocean Race contested in one designs – as many as eight of the Farr Yacht Design-penned Volvo Ocean 65s are expected to be on

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