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
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.
Some good news for Spanish Volvo Ocean Race fans – one of the country’s most popular sailors – Olympic 49er gold and silver medal-winner Xabi Fernández – believes there are good odds that he will lead a Spanish challenge in the 2021 edition of the round-the-world marathon, now known as The Ocean
The second part of our interview with Taylor Canfield and Mike Buckley, founders of Stars & Stripes Team USA – the second American team announced as challengers for the 36th America's Cup in New Zealand in 2021.
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Part one of our interview with American sailors Taylor Canfield and Mike Buckley – the driving force behind the recently-announced Stars & Stripes Team USA challenge – on the duo’s plans to reignite the American sporting public’s interest in the America’s Cup with an authentic and inclusive all-American campaign.
Find out how Australian sailor Luke Parkinson – a Volvo Ocean Race–winner with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing in 2014-15 and a two-time America's Cup competitor – feels about challenging for the 36th America's Cup with Sir Ben Ainslie's British syndicate INEOS Team UK.
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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
In this the first of two articles based on an exclusive interview with World Sailing president Kim Andersen we investigate the marked uptick in interest from sailing’s world governing body in the sport of offshore racing.
Two new shorthanded international offshore competitions have emerged with this year in the form of
Britain’s Alex Thomson may be best known for his stunts but he really wants to win the Vendée Globe. Thomson failed to finish in his first two attempts, but a third and a second in the last two additions has given him hope that he can conquer this solo non-stop race
New Zealand yachtsman Sir Russell Coutts is a man on a mission. The 56-year old Kiwi sailor – who has won more world championships than he can likely remember, along with an Olympic gold medal and five America’s Cups – is trying to transform professional yacht racing from its current