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RYA legal advice for yacht racers ahead of major events return

Ahead of the summer yacht racing season and the return of major events such as the Rolex Fastnet Race, the RYA has issued guidance on the rules around coding requirements for racing yachts

Team GB Statement to Tokyo Olympic Organising Committee

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has today – Tuesday 8 June – issued a satatement to the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic Games outlining additional testing measures for Team GB

Sailing World on Water video highlights

Video highlights of what happened globally in the sport of Sailing in the last 7 days, featuring Hugo Boss, J20, Finn, 470, JF35, Swan125, Spindrift 30×30 and more.

OK Dinghy carbon fibre mast hit by lightning

OK dinghy mast hit by lightning during Hellerup training session – sail undamaged but mast and boat destroyed

Alex Thomson returns to racing with the Fastnet Race

British sailing team Alex Thomson Racing will begin their 2021 competitive season with the Fastnet Race on 8 August 2021 – See video here

The End of Shaftesbury Avenue for Arthur Beale

After 150 years at 194 Shaftesbury Avenue the Yacht Chandler Arthur Beale are closing the shop.

Analysis of the Kiwi AC75 Te Rehutai design

Before unraveling what the next America’s Cup will be like, it is essential to understand why Te Rehutai was the fastest, and here Chevalier Taglang discusses the advantages, in yacht designing terms, of the Kiwi second AC75

New Chief Executive for RORC

The Royal Ocean Racing Club has appointed Jeremy Wilton as the new Chief Executive of the London and Cowes based Club from 6 April 2021

RNLI rescue five people from capsized sailing dinghies

Volunteer lifeboat crew with Youghal RNLI rescued five people from the water near Capel Island, Ireland, when the two small sailing boats they were in capsized leaving one adult and four teenagers in the water.

Sailor survives 14 hours in Pacific clinging to sea rubbish

Vidam Perevertilov spent 14 hours in the water after he fell off a cargo ship into the Pacific Ocean in the early hours of the morning without a life jacket