Phil Sharp’s Around Isle of Wight record officially confirmed

The World Sailing Speed Record Council have officially confirmed a new record for 40ft single-handed Around the Isle of Wight

Phil Sharp sets new Around Isle of Wight record

Phil Sharp broke the single-handed monohull world speed record for the Around Isle of Wight on Sunday 1 December

Code Green for Phil Sharp’s Around Isle of Wight record attempt

Code Green for Phil Sharp’s Around Isle of Wight record attempt on Sunday

Sharp to attempt Around Isle of Wight world record

Two-times world record holder Phil Sharp is on standby to attempt the Around Isle of Wight world sailing speed record

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.

Route du Rhum – Gabart on course to smash race record

With less than 800 nm to sail to the finish of the 2018 Route du Rhum he French sailor François Gabart is on course not only to win the ULTIME class but to smash the outright race record

Route du Rhum – A third of fleet head for land

The first 24hrs of racing have seen over a third of the fleet head for land and the worst of the weather and sea state is yet to come. Of the 123 boats that crossed the Route du Rhum start…

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