Offshore

Let there be drones

CEO Knut Frostad unveiled the future of the Volvo Ocean Race to stakeholders in a presentation on Saturday and set an ambition of eight to 10 boats for the next round the world race in 2017-18.

Europe bound

Leg seven of the Volvo Ocean Race sets sail from Newport to Lisbon on Sunday – see the

The tough one

At 2845 miles, leg seven of the Volvo Ocean Race between Newport, RI and Lisbon, may not be the longest of the Volvo Ocean Race, nor does it pass through the Southern Ocean or by impressive la

Musical chairs

The next in the growing annual series of Breton offshore races - the Armen Race from La Trinité-sur-Mer - sets sail today but at the helm of the MOD70 Musandam-Oman Sail, will be Ro

Lighter and more powerful

The world's largest/fastest maxi trimaran, Spindrift 2, has been relaunched in Vannes, following months of optimisation in preparation for an attempt on the Jules Verne Trophy next wi

New maxi-multihull for Gitana

Baron Benjamin de Rothschild's Gitana team has finally confirmed that it will build a new G-Class maxi-multihull.

New recruit for Brunel

Javier de La Plaza will be replaced by Adam Minoprio for the remainder of this Volvo Ocean Race.

New Vendee Globe feeder race

At yesterday's IMOCA AGM, a new event was added to the IMOCA Ocean Masters World Championship - a singlehanded race from New York to Les Sables d’Olonne.

Two new crew for Team Vestas Wind

Following the firing of their navigator Wouter Verbraak, Team Vestas Wind has recruited two experienced offshore sailors to sail with them for the final two legs of the Volvo Ocean Race after they

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