Golden Globe Race – Leader suffers knock-down and mast damage

Golden Globe Race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede has reported that he has suffered a knock-down and mast damage

Edmond de Rothschild out whilst Thomson leads IMOCAs

The tough weather conditions are starting to take their toll on the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe fleet in the Bay of Biscay

Route du Rhum underway off Saint Malo on Sunday

The 11th edition and 40th anniversary staging of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo transatlantic race got underway off the Brittany port of Saint Malo on Sunday

Route du Rhum – Phil Sharp aims for second consecutive win

Phil Sharp, Class40 skipper of Imerys Clean Energy aims for a second consecutive win in the Route du Rhum

Golden Globe Race skipper Susie Goodall arrives in Hobart

29-year old Golden Globe Race skipper Susie Goodall, the sole woman and youngest competitor in this race, arrived at the Hobart pit-stop in 4th place

Barnacles slow Golden Globe sailors

3rd placed GGR competitor Uku Randmaa set off from the stopover gate in Hobart lamenting the state of the bottom of his Rustler 36 One and All , which is covered with barnacles

IRC and ORC agree to further develop UMS

The two international rating systems recognised by World Sailing, IRC and ORC, agreed to continue their dialogue on a technical level to further develop UMS

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild prepares for Route du Rhum

On November 4th, Sébastien Josse is set to leave at the helm of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild on his 3rd participation in the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe

Courrier Recommande winner of Rolex Middle Sea Race

The winner of the 50th anniversary Rolex Middle Sea Race was announced as Géry Trentesaux’s Courrier Recommandé

Loic Lepage Update – Rescue completed

Loic Lepage Update – Rescue completed – The MV Shiosai recovered the yachtsman Loic Lepage from his damaged yacht around noon Tuesday, October 23 – Video here