Offshore

Sharp finishes third in Route du Rhum

Britain’s Phil Sharp finished third in the highly-competitive Class40 division in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe race.

Yoann Richomme wins Class40 Route du Rhum

The French sailor Yoann Richomme completed a dominant start-to-finish performance to win the Class40 division in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.

2018 RORC Season’s Points Championship Winners Announced

The 2018 Royal Ocean Racing Club Annual Dinner and Prize Giving was held at the Royal Horseguards Hotel, with over 200 guests attending

Route du Rhum – Meilhat wins IMOCA class

French sailor Paul Meilhat won the IMOCA monohull division of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe transatlantic race

Thomson finishes Route du Rhum

Alex Thomson finishes Route du Rhum after recovering from grounding on rocks during the final miles of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe and while leading the IMOCA class

Route du Rhum – Thomson runs aground

Alex Thomsom reported to have grounded on Guadeloupe Island. Thomson is safe, uninjured and in no danger. Structural checks are ongoing

Route du Rhum – Thomson counting down the miles

British skipper Alex Thomson, on Hugo Boss, is in good shape this Thursday morning, counting down the miles to what should be his first taste of victory in the IMOCA class.

Fellow competitor to rescue capsized French skipper

An operation is under way to rescue Lalou Roucayrol, the French Route du Rhum skipper who capsized 1,000 nautical miles east of Guadeloupe early Wednesday morning.

Arkema Capsize on the Route du Rhum

French skipper Lalou Roucayrol has capsized on his Multi50 Arkema at around 06:30hrs UTC this morning (Weds) while racing in fourth place in the Route du Rhum-Destination Gaudeloupe approximately 1000 miles east of Guadeloupe

Golden Globe Race – Slats gains after Den Heede pitchpole

Second placed Mark Slats sailing the Rustler 36 Ohpen Maverick has taken more than 500 miles out of Van Den Heede’s lead over the past week