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

Rolex Middle Sea Race – Line Honours Claimed

Rolex Middle Sea Race – The Italian Multi70 Maserati took Multihull Line Honours on Monday while the American Maxi Rambler claimed Monohull Line Honours soon after

Loic Lepage dismasted – Rescue Update

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre at Canberra has taken on responsibility for coordinating a rescue mission after Loïc Lepage dismasted in Golden Globe Race

Loïc Lepage dismasted in Golden Globe Race

At 18:30 UTC Saturday, French solo yachtsman Loïc Lepage set off his Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) on his yacht Laaland

Golden Globe Race – Mark Slats reaches Hobart

Australian born Dutchman Mark Slats will be the next competitor in the Golden Globe Race fleet to reach the Hobart film drop