Offshore

Bomby leads fleet away on the Solo Concarneau

Surfing down the rolling waves of the Brittany coast, yesterday (Thursday, 1 May) at 14:00 BST 32 Figaros squeezed together to cross the Solo Concarneau start line at the highly favoured committee

One month to go

In one month’s time five IMOCA 60s and their doublehanded crews will be heading out into the Atlantic on the inaugural IMOCA Ocean Masters New York to Barcelona Race.

No Volvo Ocean Race for Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand has announced that it will not be competing in the next Volvo Ocean Race.

Oman Sail MOD70 to compete in Route du Rhum

Oman Sail is to enter its MOD70 in this year's Route du Rhum, once again skippered by French offshore sailor Sidney Gavignet.

Figaro victory on first attempt

Gwénolé Gahinet and Paul Meilhat crossed the finish line in St Barts today at 17:17:59 UTC to win the 12th Transat AG2R La Mondiale.

Next challenge: Solo Concarneau

With just one week to the start of the Solo Concarneau Trophée Guy Cotton, Artemis Offshore Academy rookies Rich Mason, Alan Roberts and Sam Matson have absorbed the invaluable lessons learn

RACE SEASON BEGINS

I've just got back from Genoa, Italy, where I've been competing in the Classe Mini, 540 mile double handed race with Romain Mouchel on his proto Follow Me (759).

New lease of life for Orange II

Bruno Peyron's former Jules Verne Trophy, transatlantic and 24 hour record holder, Orange II, has been sold to François Bich of the famous disposable pen, lighter and razor dynasty.

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