In the concluding part of our exclusive interview with Emirates Team New Zealand sailor/coach Ray Davies we discuss the team’s ongoing approach to innovation, shine a light on the rumoured issues with the AC75 foil arms, find out what Davies thinks of the rival SailGP circuit, and discover his thoughts
In the first of our two-part exclusive interview with Emirates Team New Zealand sailor/coach Ray Davies we discuss the evolution of the America’s Cup from the ‘leadmine’ version five boats to the latest flying monohull concept and quiz him on the latest state of play within the team as the
After The Ocean Race staged an IMOCA charm offensive in Paris last week, Yacht Racing Life editor Justin Chisholm takes a look at how well the two around-the-world-race superpowers are getting along.
On the face of it the burgeoning relationship between ocean racing’s two major professional around the world race organisers
As previously speculated a few days ago a second American syndicate led by young match racing star Taylor Canfield has today become the fifth official challenger for the 36th America’s Cup to be held in 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Stars & Stripes Team USA campaign is headed by Canfield
Plenty of research and plenty of testing means Hall Spars is strengthening its position in the fast-moving world of the composite sail batten.
As one of the most prolific mast builders in the world, Hall Spars knows a thing or two about building with carbon fibre – which is why they
There are few enough good sailing movies around so it is a welcome breath of fresh air to find one as compelling as this one telling the true story of American yachtsman Mike Plant and his burning ambition to join the ranks of solo round the world racers and to
Rumours abounding in the professional sailing world over the last several days suggest British yachtsman Iain Percy is the frontrunner to lead the newly announced Malta Altus Challenge syndicate in the 36th America’s Cup.
Percy – an Olympic gold and silver medallist in the Star Class – was the skipper and
An America’s Cup syndicate from the Royal Malta Yacht Club has become the fourth official challenge to be accepted by the current Cup holders Emirates Team New Zealand ahead of the 36th edition of the event scheduled to be held in 2021.
Malta Altus Challenge joins the Challenger of Record Luna
After his own extensive search for a personal insurance policy drew a blank professional yacht racer Pete Cumming custom built his own tailor-made package. Spotting a possible gap in the market the British sailor created Sailors Insured – a company catering specifically for yacht racing and marine industry professionals. We caught
The concluding part of our exclusive interview with American sailor Rome Kirby as he takes on his first leadership role as skipper and CEO of the United States SailGP Team for next year’s inaugural season of the international circuit.
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