Offshore

MACIF approaches Guadeloupe

Erwan Le Roux and his VPLP trimaran FenetreA-Cardinal (whose sponsor, in case you are you wondering, manufactures windows, doors and shutters) yesterday afternoon UTC time won the Mul

Multi 50 victory for Le Roux

When he crossed the finish line at 18:13:55 UTC today, Erwan Le Roux and his trimaran FenetreA-Cardinal won the Multi50 class of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.

Volvo Ocean Race to sail to Abu Dhabi

Volvo Ocean Race’s fleet is to sail all the way from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi for Leg 2 after the event’s security experts gave the all-clear this week following a big decrease in piracy.

Rob Greenhalgh signs with MAPFRE

Rob Greenhalgh will join MAPFRE in place of Michel Desjoyeaux to boost the Spanish team's crew after its disappointing last place finish on the opening leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Antix is RORC Yacht of the Year

The Ker 39 Antix has been announced at the RORC Yacht of the Year, for which owned Anthony O'Leary receives the Somerset Memorial Trophy for outstanding racing achievement by a RORC Member

Soufriere claims scalps

The Ultimes have all now completed their Route du Rhums. However there was no shortage of drama in the final miles coming into Pointe-a-Pitre.

Long port gybe drag race to Guadeloupe

At the time of writing, the Ultime race in the Route du Rhum is all but over with an amazing performance put in by Loick Peyron claiming line honours on Maxi Solo Banque Populaire VII, the

Superhuman feat

Yann Guichard managed the superhuman feat of getting the world's largest trimaran across the North Atlantic to come home at 18:18:46

Desjoyeaux stands down from MAPFRE crew

After coming home in last place on the opening leg of the Volvo Ocean Race some changes are being introduced to the crew line-up for the forthcoming legs.

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