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.
For the fourth consecutive year, the ORC World Championship has attracted over 100 entries, with the count now being at 141 boats.
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
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
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.
Thomas Coville and Sodebo have set another record - this time for a maxi-trimaran's slowest day's run.
At a press conference held this morning at the Mirabaud HQ in Geneva, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard unveiled their future plans for Spindrift Racing along with two new sponsors for the team.
The Dutch port of The Hague is to be graced with a 24-hour pitstop during the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race.
Having set off Friday before last on his attempt to break Francis Joyon's record for sailing from Port Louis in Brittany to Port Louis in Mauritius, Lionel Lemonchois' 80ft trimaran Prince de B