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Golden Globe Race – Slats Rounds Cape Horn

Dutchman Mark Slats sent a satellite message that – It is pretty windy but I’m very much in control – as he rounded Cape Horn early Sunday morning

Prada Cup unveiled in Monaco

The America’s Cup community from around the world gathered at the Yacht Club de Monaco Thursday evening to celebrate the launch of the Prada Cup series

British Finn stars head Down Under

A number of top British Finn sailors are heading Down Under to the Olympic classes regattas due to take place in Australia before the end of the year

Late entries rumoured for 36th America’s Cup

Coming out of New Zealand are reports of a couple of late challengers for the 36th America’s Cup.

Laser Performance Masters Inlands – Final

The good turnout at the Laser class Masters Inlands at Grafham Water SC neatly highlighted the problem in British club sailing.

International Olympic class racing returns to Weymouth

The RYA has finally confirmed what we revealed in early October . . . that Olympic Class Sailing Returns to the UK in 2019 – only three classes, but its a start

Ainslie and Scott join INEOS Rebels UK for podium pitch

With gale force winds forecast for the UK it’s worth looking further afield . . . Ben Ainslie will lead the INEOS Rebels UK at the Extreme Sailing Series grand finale in Los Cabos, Mexico

Transatlantic Race – Multihulls lead from the start

Giovanni Soldini’s Maserati Multi 70 and Peter Cunningham’s MOD 70 PowerPlay (image) have been swapping the multihull lead right from the start of the RORC Transatlantic Race

Talking of Olympic Offshore Keelboat Racing

Talking of Olympic Offshore Keelboat racing . . . is the Paris 2014 equipment/event going to be anything like this?

Van den Heede rounds Cape Horn

Jean-Luc Van den Heede, the 73-year old French sailor leading the Golden Globe Race in his Rustler 36 yacht Matmut, passed Cape Horn at approx. 19:10hrs UTC Friday 23 November, just 1 mile offshore