Offshore

Phil Sharp back in the Figaro

Jersey offshore sailor Phil Sharp will return to solo sailing through a training programme in sailing’s highly competitive one-design racing class, the Figaro.

Back for his gerzillionth VOR

One of world's most respected navigators, Andrew Cape, will join Team Brunel in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15.

43' racer cruiser trimaran

Strontium Dog

One off racer-cruiser trimaran. Carbon beams by John Shuttleworth 2009. Weighs 4.5T. 6 berths. Max speed 24 knots.

Asking €150,000 ono

 

Unfeasibly large boats sailed solo...

This autumn’s Route du Rhum is lining up to be a monster with more than fifty Class 40s competing but the headline grabbers will be the giant multis in the ‘Ultime’ class.

ORC Worlds and Europeans

For the fourth consecutive year, the ORC World Championship has attracted over 100 entries, with the count now being at 141 boats.

Le Cléac'h demolishes solo Route of Discovery record

Armel Le Cléac'h and his maxi-trimaran Banque Populaire VII last night demolished the singlehanded Route of Discovery record, between Cadiz, Spain and San Salvador in the Bahamas vi

Coville throws in the towel

Given the weather forecast and the routings and the prospect of ice around 300 miles from Antarctica, Thomas Coville, in agreement with his sponsor Sodebo has opted to abandon this attempt on Franc

Young Americans come good

Seven years ago, a couple of young American sailing addicts met on the set of a Disney movie and dreamed of the day that they would launch a campaign in the Volvo Ocean Race.

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