Guo Chuan, the Chinese skipper who holds the world record for sailing a Class 40 solo non-stop around the world, and who recently acquired Francis Joyon's IDEC trimaran, today officially renamed th
The first event of Classe Figaro's season, the Solo Basse Normandie took place this weekend.
Since Thursday when they were forced to pass the tricky northerly extremity of the ice limit that required repeated gybes to stay north of 51°S between 120 and 150°W, the VO65s have been se
Chinese Volvo Ocean Race boat, Dongfeng Race Team broke its mast earlier today. Fortunately nobody has been injured and there is no immediate danger to the crew.
Plymouth has won the bid to host the start of The Transat in 2016, ensuring that The Transat, the successor to the OSTAR (for the pro end of the fleet) will start from its historic ‘home&rsqu
Vastly experienced offshore racers, Switzerland's Bernard Stamm and France's Jean le Cam on board Cheminées Poujoulat have won the Barcelona World Race 2014-15 and set the reference
With less than 220 miles left, and at times today making just two to three knots towards the Barcelona World Race finish line, Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam were taking nothing at all for granted.
Less than 400 miles from the finish line now, Cheminées Poujoulat has passed Cabo de Gata, east of Almeria, and is starting the final ascent of the Mediterannean out of the Alboran
The first British sailor to take home the Solitaire du Figaro Rookie prize in 2013, a then 22-year-old Jack Bouttell, was deemed the shining new star of solo offshore racing.