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Finn class regroup for final Olympic Games

2020 has been a challenging year for the Finn class and 2021 does not look any easier. With the delayed 2020 Olympic Games still walking a knife edge as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the best laid plans

Vendee leader expected to round Cape Horn this afternoon

Vendee Globe race leader Yannick Bestaven should pass Cape Horn this Saturday afternoon (2 Jan) with Charlie Dalin is expected to round about 10-12 hours later

Vendee Globe leaders celebrate New Year with 400+nm run

On the first day of 2021, the numbers tell the story for Vendee Globe leaders Yannick Bestaven and Charlie Dalin, with 24 hour runs of 452 and 417 nautical miles respectively

Ineos Team UK present a different picture of their America’s Cup boat

Since May 2019 the story of INEOS TEAM UK has been captured in a series of works by celebrated watercolour artist Alexander Creswell. Over the past two years Alexander has spent countless hours with the team

Vendee Globe leaders face a hammering at Cape Horn

Still leading the Vendee Globe fleet, Yannick Bestaven has put on the turbo in the last few hours – 21+ knots – in preparation for his passage of Cape Horn expected this weekend

Fastnet Rock race enthusiasts spoilt for choice in 2021

Fastnet Rock race enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice in 2021, Covid-19 allowing, with the announcement by the Royal Western YC that the Plymouth Lonely Rock Race will start on 4 July 2021

Vendee Globe Race Direction move the ice barrier

As Cape Horn beckons this weekend, the Vendee Race Direction has opened the race area more by moving the ice barrier south in this area as there will be significant race traffic

Vendee Globe leaders gather pace towards Cape Horn

Vendee Globe race leader Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ IV) leads by 90+ nm from Charlie Dalin (Apivia) with Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut) now featuring back with hte leaders in third place

Vendee Globe – Leaders approaching Point Nemo on Christmas Day

The distance to the Vendee Globe finish line is now less than 10,000 nautical miles, with Charlie Dalin at 9746 nm and Yannick Bestaven at 9,762 nm early on Christmas Day

Grant Dalton exonerated by New Zealand Government decision

The row over whether costs for the creation of the Class Rule for the 36th America’s Cup was an Event Cost under the Host Venue Agreement has been resolved

Vendee Globe – Leaders back to speed

The southern Pacific Ocean between the longitude of Tasmania and New Zealand has proven to be just a little bit too peaceful for the liking of leaders Yannick Bestaven, Charlie Dalin and Thomas Ruyant.

UK Sport announce £352m Olympic and Paralympic sport funding

UK Sport has outlined plans for £352 million investment in Olympic and Paralympic sports for the 2021 and 2025 period with UK Sailing to receive £21.3 million