Battered by gales

They may have gently eased into the IMOCA Ocean Masters Transat St Barth-Port la Forêt, wafted along by balmy trade winds after leaving the Caribbean just over a week ago, but now competitors

New York to Les Sables d'Olonne

Setting sail from the ‘Big Apple’, bound for what was the cradle of the IMOCA Class, the port of Les Sables d’Olonne, one could hardly ask for more in terms of symbolism.

Catching the Port la Foret express

Since making their ‘big gybe north’ on Tuesday night, the race leaders in the 3370 mile IMOCA Ocean Masters Transat St Barth-Port la Forêt yesterday managed to key into stronger w

Edmond de Rothschild edges ahead

While a yacht race across the North Atlantic in December might rightly conjure up images of freezing cold, storms and other water-born misery, at present competitors in the IMOCA Ocean Masters Tran

Early line-up for The Transat

The 2016 edition of The Transat, from Plymouth to New York City, will feature some of the top names in world professional solo ocean racing.

Figaro fleet to head for Cowes in 2016

At 1300 CET on Sunday 19 June, Leg 1 of the 2016 Solitaire du Figaro will set sail from the historic French town of Deauville in northern France.

Riou double, Le Roux treble

Celebratory magnums of Moet champagne and potent local Caiprinhas were in evidence on the winners’ dock as Itajaí welcomed, in short order, the winners of the Multi 50 class and the wh

Victory for MACIF

Frenchmen François Gabart and Pascal Bidégorry on the brand new 30m trimaran MACIF crossed the Transat Jacques Vabre finish line at  05:59:27 UTC this morning 

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