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Four races, four different winners at RC44 Cascais Cup

Four races were held on day two of the RC44 Cascais Cup, with four different winners at the final event of the 2018 championship for the high performance owner driver one designs.

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

RC44 Cascais Cup – Aqua and Nika edge ahead

Chris Bake’s Team Aqua finished the opening day of the RC44 Cascais Cup, the final regatta of 2018, one point ahead of Vladimir Prosikhin’s Team Nika.

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

Glenn Ashby wins A-Cat pre-worlds

Glenn Ashby won the A-Cat Australian Championship with six wins from seven races to finish 12 points ahead of Pete Burling of New Zealand

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.

Iain Percy to race at Star Sailors League Finals

Britain’s Iain Percy will make his debut in the Star Sailors League Finals in Nassau this December, sailing in his 2012 Olympic boat with Anders Ekstrom

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

Route du Rhum – Less than 1000nm to go for Thomson

Armel Tripon and Alex Thomson should be the next to finish the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe. The leaders of the Multi50 and IMOCA fleets are only 115 nautical miles apart

SailGP announce China SailGP Team

The latest SailGP national team announcement is for the fifth team, China SailGP, led by the World Match Racing Tour 2016 champion, New Zealander Phil Robertson.

Scheidt and Lopes are South American Star champions

Robert Scheidt and Arthur Lopes (BRA) are 2018 South American champions of the Star class