It seems that Sir Ben Ainslie’s British America’s Cup syndicate INEOS Team UK may not be the only sports team on the radar of English business tycoon Sir Jim Ratcliffe. Rumours in several British newspapers over recent days have linked Ratcliffe with British professional cycling outfit Team Sky.
Ratcliffe – Britain’s
Face-to-face talks between the America's Cup Challenger of Record Luna Rosa and the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand have resolved the disputes over the validity of the three most recent challenges for the 36th edition of the ancient competition scheduled for 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand.
A statement issued by America's
British sailor Will Harris has had a busy start to 2019.
Since he moved to northern France a couple of months ago to take delivery of his brand-spanking new Bénéteau Figaro 3 Harris has been flat out getting the boat commissioned and branded in its Hive Energy livery – to
Chris Dickson was actually there first, with a huge sacrificial leech on the ‘upwind spinnaker’ used by his 1993 Whitbread entry Tokio – but it was Paul Cayard’s EF Language team who developed it into the modern Code Zero.
For 20 years Elvstrøm Sails has been steadily refining its ideas for
French ocean racing skipper Paul Meilhat is clearly not someone who lets things get him down. Neither is the affable 36-year old by any means short on ambition.
Despite his four-year IMOCA 60 sponsorship with French insurance company SMA coming to a close at the end of 2018, the irrepressible Frenchman
An interesting video featuring action from a French training session in the new Figaro 3 foiling one-design monohull ahead of the first event of the 2019 Figaro season – the double-handed Sardinha Cup scheduled to take place from March 26 to April 13.
Good to see all of the crews –
No it's not the latest Saturday evening reality TV offering, but if you fancy the idea of a sail training camp where you can rub shoulders with and learn professional sailors like Robert Scheidt, the Star Sailors League training camp in Riva del Garda, Italy could be just the thing
On the March episode of the World Sailing Show:
The Golden Globe – The first two home
In July last year 17 skippers had set out on a 30,000mile single-handed race around the world. Designed to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the original Golden Globe and raced in similar sized
McConaghy Boats has only ever built one type of racing boats – very quick ones.
The current list of monohull elapsed time records for offshore races reads like an alumni book for McConaghy Boats – more first-to-finish line honour awards have gone to yachts from this builder than any other. The
The seven-year relationship between French offshore racing syndicate Gitana Team and their skipper Sébastien Josse has come to an end, the team has announced today.
Gitana Team was founded in 2000 by French banker and businessman Baron Benjamin de Rothschild and since then has competed actively across a wide range of