Offshore

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.

World's slowest 24 hour maxi-trimaran run

Thomas Coville and Sodebo have set another record - this time for a maxi-trimaran's slowest day's run.

World's largest trimaran to enter Route du Rhum

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.

Volvo Ocean Race returns to the Netherlands

The Dutch port of The Hague is to be graced with a 24-hour pitstop during the 2014-15  Volvo Ocean Race.

Prince de Bretagne capsizes

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

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