The glamorous lifestyle of an Olympic campaigner is often described as “living the dream”, but if ever there were two people whose lives match up to that description it is British Olympic 49er pairing Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell.
As well as winning the 49er World Championship in 2017 and being
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
When I interviewed Ineos Team UK skipper and team principal Sir Ben Ainslie for the latest episode of The Yacht Racing Podcast it was late on a Friday afternoon after what I could only imagine was the end of another long week of preparations for the British America’s Cup syndicate.
American yachtsman Terry Hutchinson is no stranger to success at the highest level in the sport of yacht racing. The 50-year-old from Annapolis, Maryland has racked up countless world championship titles during his career and has played senior roles in four America’s Cup challenges as well as over the last few
In the February 2019 episode of the World Sailing Show:
The Golden Globe – The race that changed the world
Fifty years ago the Sunday Times sponsored around the world race made history. Better known as the Golden Globe, the first ever solo, non-stop race around the world saw one man enter
On the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast host Justin Chisholm gets an update on what’s been going on behind the scenes at The Ocean Race – the fully crewed around the world race formerly called the Volvo Ocean Race – from Ocean Race executive director Richard Mason; IMOCA 60
Justin Chisholm's guest on the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast is British Olympian and ocean race skipper, Ian Walker.
Walker has had a broad and illustrious career in professional sailing having won two Olympic silver medals – one as crew and one as helmsman – and having skippered Abu
In the January 2019 episode of the World Sailing Show:
Meet the Mule – American Magic’s trial horse
They’ve been working in secret for months. Behind closed doors, operating under the radar, American Magic has been locked away, building its trial horse for the 36th America’s Cup.
But now they have revealed what
On this bumper episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast host Justin Chisholm talks to:
– British solo skipper Will Harris who recently announced that he has secured a sponsorship deal with British clean energy company Hive Energy to compete on the French dominated Figaro circuit in 2019
– Emirates Team New Zealand
In the December 2018 edition of the World Sailing Show:
Transatlantic drag race - The brutal Route du Rhum
The Route du Rhum is a big deal in France. This singlehanded race across the Atlantic starts just as winter sets in and has a formidable reputation.
Run every four years, this was the