Boyd is back!

The 18th Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race is set to be the most heated competition in the race’s history with a number of prestigious international sailing champions announcing they will contes

Incidence introduces DFi

In December, following testing on several IMOCA 60s as well as the Wally 77, Genie of the Lamp, French sailmaker Incidence formally unveiled its new filament-based membrane, DFi, whic

Ian Walker - YJA Yachtsman of the Year

Ian Walker was today named YJA Yachtsman of the Year by the Yachting Journalists’ Association at a prestigious awards ceremony at London's Trinity House.

Icebergs and 45 knots boat speed

IDEC Sport crossed the finishing line off Ushant at 1650 UTC today, Friday 8 January, Francis Joyon and his crew of five having taken 47 days 14 hours and 47 minutes to complete their attempt on th

Two days shy

The world's largest trimaran, the 40m Spindrift 2, skippered by Yann Guichard, has completed its first Jules Verne Trophy attempt, recording the second fastest time sailing non-stop aroun

Home straight

Spindrift 2 and IDEC Sport are now on the home straight to the Lizard-Ouessant finish line of their Jules Verne Trophy attempts that both began on Sunday 22 November.


While the opportunity to break Banque Populaire V's record for the Jules Verne Trophy passed yesterday afternoon for Spindrift 2 and IDEC Sport, both boats look set

Enright and Towill return to Volvo Ocean Race

Following their Team Alvimedica campaign in the last Volvo Ocean Race, Charlie Enright and Mark Towill have formed a new racing team, 55 South.

Risk versus reward

Both Spindrift 2 and IDEC Sport have now made their turns northeast and are generally - with the exception of the odd hitch north to get into better pressure - are pointing t

A day short

As the image above indicates, the present weather scenario was the final nail in the coffin of the present two attempts by Spindrift 2 and IDEC Sport on Banque Populaire

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