Late start

The docks crowded with friends, family and well wishers, the eight British Solitaire du Figaro competitors left Sutton Harbour, Plymouth in a blaze of glory at 1620 BST, sailing through the lock wi

Frustrating Mediterranean

Into the Mediterranean and, with the end tantalisingly close, frustration continues to reign supreme in the IMOCA Ocean Masters New York to Barcelona Race.

Breaking through into the Med

The IMOCA Ocean Masters New York to Barcelona Race may be down to just three boats, but the match race for the lead between two of Spain’s most experienced offshore racing sailors – Pep

Brit Figaro sailors look back on La Solitaire's opening leg

It was a scene much like the introduction of a new love interest to parents as the eight British Solitaire du Figaro competitors raced their beloved sport and race home for the first time, to their

Safran retires as front runners pass Gib

At midnight UTC Safran’s crew of Marc Guillemot and Morgan Lagravière was in the process of changing from their J2 to their smaller J3 jib while sailing upwind in heinous gale

Marc Guillemot injured

Ten days into the IMOCA Ocean Masters New York to Barcelona Race, race leaders Safran, skippered by Marc Guillemot and Morgan Lagravière, is diverting to Cadiz in southwest Spain, after

Second Plymouth victory for Alexis Loison

Alexis Loison on board Groupe Fiva won his first ever leg of La Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard Cashemire this afternoon crossing the finish line off Plymouth at 14:53:50 after a 484 mi

Safran breaks out of jail

Overnight there were some heart-stopping moments for the IMOCA Ocean Masters New York to Barcelona Race’s long term frontrunner, Safran, as her hard fought lead evaporated over a mat

Victory for Cracklin' Rosie

The Royal Ocean Racing Club's De Guingand Bowl Race featured teams from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain and the Netherlands.

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