Offshore

Sam Goodchild: Watching from the grandstand

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.

Leg two to restart today

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

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.

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