Parallels between the grand prix end of yacht racing and Formula 1 have often been made.
Britain’s fastest round the sailor Brian Thompson and ocean racing rookie Mike Gascoyne finished the Transat Jacques Vabre in 14th place in the Class 40 aboard Caterham Challenge.
Dutch sailor Bouwe Bekking will return for a record-equalling seventh bid for the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race as skipper of a new campaign launched by Brunel today in Amsterdam.
A sticky, light winds finish was not really what was wanted by the Class 40 duos which finished over the course of Monday morning in Itajaí, Brazil.
Difficulty in mobilising participants amid a complicated economic environment has led the organiser and partners (MOD SA, Krys Group, Brest) to postpone the second edition of the Krys Ocean Race in
Crossing the finish line of the Transat Jacques Vabre at 01:02:22 UTC on Campagne de France, Miranda Merron and Halvard Mabire secured ninth place overall in the Transat Jacques
Benoit Marie on his Finot-Conq designed Proto benoitamarie.com has arrived in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe to take line honours in the 2013 Mini Transat.
After the speedy latest generation boats from Sam Manuard and Botin Partners which monopolised the top three places, nearly 30 hours later it was Watt&Sea -Région Poitou Charentes
With just 148 miles to go to Pointe a Pitre, at the latest sched the Mini Transat has a new leader.