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INEOS Team UK backer Jim Ratcliffe favourite to buy Team Sky

INEOS Team UK-backer Jim Ratcliffe favourite to buy Team Sky

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

America’s Cup: Late Challengers issues resolved after talks

America's Cup: Late Challengers issues resolved after talks

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

Campaign update: Will Harris – Figaro 3 Hive Energy

Campaign update: Will Harris – Figaro 3 Hive Energy

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

Paul Meilhat sets sights on ocean racing triple crown

Paul Meilhat sets sights on ocean racing triple crown

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

Video: Figaro 3 downwind training in France

Video: Figaro 3 downwind training in France

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 –

Gitana Team part company with Ultim skipper Sébastien Josse

Gitana Team part company with Ultim skipper Sébastien Josse

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

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