Offshore

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.

Spindrift 2 back in action

Spindrift 2 has had her first sail after her winter optimisation, spending a successful night in the Bay of Biscay.

Joyon reaches Brazil

At 1738hrs UTC (1938hrs CET) today, the IDEC maxi-trimaran crossed the finishing line in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Ragamuffin claims line honours

After 57h 31m 18s of racing, Syd Fischer finally steered his 90ft Maxi, Ragamuffin 90, over the line to claim line honours for the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race.

Ragamuffin on track for line honours

The 27th edition of the Rolex China Sea Race looks certain to feature yachting legend Syd Fischer on the silverware, with Ragamuffin 90 sailing consistently to extend an unassailable lead

Ragamuffin leads the charge

At 1320hrs (HKT) the 2014 edition of the Rolex China Sea Race started in Hong Kong’s iconic Victoria Harbour, in front of Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s Kellett Island clubhouse.

New boat for Hugo Boss

Alex Thomson Racing and sponsor Hugo Boss are pleased to announce that their new boat is complete.

VO65 no5 launched

Team Alvimedica launched their new Volvo Ocean 65 boat today in Southampton to herald six months of crew selections and hard training prior the start of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 in October.

Joyon sets off on 'Friendship' record

Francis Joyon set off on the Friendship Route in the Gironde Estuary aboard his maxi trimaran IDEC today at 1433 UTC.

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