Piet Vroon has acquired the Ker 51 Varuna as his new boat Tonnerre 4. The boat will be launched in Key West in January 2015.
Unprecedented in the 29 year history of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, the ARC Course Record has been broken for a second consecutive year following ideal trade wind sailing for the largest trans
The stranded Team Vestas Wind crew are finally on their way back to civilisation after two days sitting on a remote ‘sand pit’ in the Indian Ocean.
And then there were six. It strikes us as unlikely that it will be worth salvaging Team Vestas Wind from the remote mid-Indian Ocean reef which claimed her at the weekend.
As family, friends and well-wishers looked on, Syd Fischer OBE launched what he has dubbed “my giant surfboard”, his newly hulled Ragamuffin 100, at Sydney City Marine in Rozel
The stricken Team Vestas Wind VO65 continues to lie on Cargados Carajos Shoals 220 miles NNE of Mauritius after she ran aground there at 19 knots at the weekend forcing her crew to abandon her.
There was considerable egg on the face of the Team Vestas Wind crew when yesterday afternoon (UTC), during the night their time, they ran their VO65 hard ground on a reef in the middle of the India
You can't help be impressed by how close the one designs 65 footers are making this Volvo Ocean Race.
It has been a busy time of manoeuvring and sail changes overnight for the Volvo Ocean Race crews as, contrary to what the GRIBs indicate, the wind has been shifting dramatically.