Offshore

Safety first

The Mini Transat Îles de Guadeloupe skippers all attended the safety briefing held this morning with the 24F pilots and border patrol boat staff that survey movements on the Bay of Biscay.

Joyon's new Jules Verne Trophy steed

Francis Joyon is gradually getting his hands on the new IDEC Sport trimaran.

Fatality in Clipper Round the World Race

Clipper Ventures organisers of the Clipper Round the World Race have reported the death of Andrew Ashman, 49, a paramedic from Orpington, Kent, during their race.

Rambler Round Ireland

George David, recently returned to the US from the Rolex Fastnet Race, has confirmed his interest in entering his new maxi Rambler 88, in the 2016 Round Ireland Yacht Race.

The Transat returns to 1960 course

The Transat, the latest incarnation of the OSTAR - the first ever singlehanded ocean yacht race, originally staged in 1960 - is set to return in 2016 when some of the world’s leading solo sai

Tales from the high seas

Gonzalo Botin, campaigning Tales II, a design by his brother Marcellino, returned to the Rolex Fastnet Race and succeeded in making reparations after finishing second Class40 in 2013.

Lucky 13th for Trentesaux

Géry Trentesaux and his JPK 10.80 Courrier Du Leon have been confirmed by the Royal Ocean Racing Club as winner of the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race.

Honours for Chatham Marine

Five boats competed this year in the Rolex Fastnet Race's Figaro class, all sailed by crews that originated from the Artemis Offshore Academy.

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