Under the skin of the VO65

We take a look at the Volvo Ocean 65 one design and contemplate how’s it seems to be the half way house betwe

Light Start to the Figaro Season!

Having spent the last couple of winter months at the Lorient Grand Large training camp sailing in 20 - 30 knot winds, we were ready to attack the first Figaro race of the season, the 2014 Solo Mait

Nuts and bolts of the VO65

For the first time in its 41 year history, 2014 will see the Volvo Ocean Race contested in one designs – as many as eight of the Farr Yacht Design-penned Volvo Ocean 65s are expected to be on

Class40 day in Hamble

Hamble Yacht Services and the Ancasta Group’s Race Boat division is inviting all prospective Class 40 enthusiasts to join them for their open day on Saturday 12 April.

Two Class40s for Campagne de France

Campagne de France, Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron’s sponsor since 2011, is to enter two Class40s in this autumn's solo transatlantic race, the Route du Rhum, starting on 2 November.

Figaros set sail

The Figaro season got underway with the Solo Maitre Coq in and out of Les Sables d’O

Phil Sharp top Brit

Two time Solitaire du Figaro winner Jérémie Beyou on Maître CoQ in the closing moments overhauled Yann Elies, who had led for the majority of the race, to claim honours

Eight Brits head off on the Solo Maître Coq

Sailing out of the iconic Vendée Globe canal in Les Sables d’Olonne, en route to the start of the Solo Maître Coq, the Figaro class' singlehanded 2014 season opener today were ei

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