Done and dusted

On Wednesday 2 July, eight wind swept, salt crusted and physically exhausted British solo sailors dropped onto the docks in Cherbourg, France having just finished the 2000 mile Solitaire du Figaro

Third victory for Jeremie Beyou

When he crossed the finish line off Cherbourg-Octeville at 11h20m50s (UTC +2hrs) this morning to win the 45th edition of La Solitaire du Figaro overall for the third time Jérémie Beyo

Advantage Beyou

With just less than 100 miles to go this afternoon on Leg 4 of La Solitaire du Figaro-Eric Bompard cachemire it may be advantage to Jérémie Beyou (Maitre Coq) as the race leader has

Yann Elies leads back into UK waters

A second successive night with no real options to rest and the going is tough for the 36 skippers on the fourth and final stage of La Solitaire
du Figaro-Eric Bompard cachemire.

Audrain and Brasseur claim Mini Fastnet

Having led the Mini Fastnet practically from beginning to end, at 05:06 on Friday morning, Damien Audrain and Pierre Brasseur aboard EPC – Rêves de Clown were first home in the

Last blast

Leg four of La Solitaire du Figaro set sail from Les Sables d’Olonne yesterday.

Solitaire du Figaro - leg 4 underway

Today, Artemis’ team of eight British Solitaire du Figaro skippers got a glimpse into what it’s like to embark on the Vendée Globe, parading their one-design Figaro Bén&ea

Four Chinese in Dongfeng crew

Four rookie Chinese sailors were today revealed as crewmembers in Dongfeng Race Team’s final 10-strong race squad for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15.

Mahé pips Elies to the post

First across the finish line of Leg 3 this morning off Les Sables d'Olonne, after a nerve shredding duel with double La Solitaire winner Yann Eliès, was Gildas Mahé on Interface Conce

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