Offshore

Figaro fleet to head for Cowes in 2016

At 1300 CET on Sunday 19 June, Leg 1 of the 2016 Solitaire du Figaro will set sail from the historic French town of Deauville in northern France.

Riou double, Le Roux treble

Celebratory magnums of Moet champagne and potent local Caiprinhas were in evidence on the winners’ dock as Itajaí welcomed, in short order, the winners of the Multi 50 class and the wh

Victory for MACIF

Frenchmen François Gabart and Pascal Bidégorry on the brand new 30m trimaran MACIF crossed the Transat Jacques Vabre finish line at  05:59:27 UTC this morning 

Hugo Boss abandoned

Alex Thomson and Guillermo Altadill, skippers of yacht HUGO BOSS in the Transat Jacques Vabre set off their emergency beacon this afternoon at 13.25 UTC. 

The Transat finish to be in Brooklyn

The Transat, which as the OSTAR was the first and oldest singlehanded transoceanic race, is returning to New York City on the course on which it was first run back in 1960.

Hugo Boss heads for Vigo

The leading pair of Ultime multihulls, leading the 5400, mile Transat Jacques Vabre course from Le Havre to Itajaí, are fighting through light winds just a few miles off the West African coa

First surprise team announced

Last night at the Royal Ocean Racing Club's St James clubhouse, the 2016 Commodores' Cup was formally launched, with the British investment management and financial planning company Brewin Dolphin

Tenacious Spaniards

A few days out from the start of the second leg of the Mini Transat îles de Guadeloupe, the fleet is switching into race mode.

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