The last time I followed the Solitaire du Figaro as a spectator was back in 2010 when Britain’s Jonny Malbon was doing it for the second time and he was the only Brit in the field.
Ian Walker and the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team have clinched the 2014-5 Volvo Ocean Race in the early hours of Thursday.
Skipper Sam Davies and her Team SCA crew struck a resounding blow for women’s sailing in the early hours of Thursday morning when they clinched leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race between Lisbon an
On Monday Leg 2 of the Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire was annulled due to heavy weather and following the dismasting of Corentin Horeau’s Figaro 2, Bretagne Cré
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
Spanish boat MAPFRE (Iker Martínez/ESP) won their second Volvo Ocean Race in-port race running on Saturday, but only with two metres to spare after a thrilling contest in the Portuguese sun
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
First Brit, Jack Bouttell
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
Thierry Chabagny and Gedimat have claimed the opening leg of La Solitaire du Figaro Eric Bompard Cashmere.