Tough leg ahead

At 1100 UTC, the 39 boat Solitaire du Figaro fleet, including Brits Henry Bomby (Rockfish Red), Nick Cherry (Redshift), Jack Bouttell (GAC Concise), Sam Matson (Chath

Joyon to tackle Jules Verne Trophy

Since 2008 he has held the solo non-stop round the world record, but now, aged 59, Francis Joyon is about to attempt what would be a historic double in the history of ocean racing: The skipper of

Artemis Offshore Academy - the quest for 2016 recruits

Artemis Offshore Academy Alumni Jack Bouttell led the Solitaire du Figaro fleet out of the Gironde river on Sunday with fellow Academy Alumni Sam Matson on Chatham not far behind, racing i

First leg victory for Chabagny

Thierry Chabagny and Gedimat have claimed the opening leg of La Solitaire du Figaro Eric Bompard Cashmere.

Leg seven rule infringements

Three boats in the Volvo Ocean Race received penalties for infringements made on leg seven, from the jury sitting in Lisbon toay.

Latest record for Maserati

Giovanni Soldini and his crew on board the turboed VO70 Maserati have set a new record for the famous Tea Clipper Route between San Francisco and Shanghai.

41 for the Transatlantic Race

Whether out to set records or tick another box on the bucket list, the 41 registered entries in the Transatlantic Race 2015 all have one thing in common: they will be undertaking the adventure of

Solo offshore racing world championship

After a week in Bordeaux, the annual heavyweight offshore fest that is La Solitaire du Figaro set sail from Pauillac on the Gironde river on Sunday.

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