Sailing News

Lanzarote Winter Nacra17
Lanzarote Olympic Winter Regatta completes Finn and Nacra 17 events

The Nacra 17 and Finn classes completed the second stage of the Lanzarote Olympic Winter Regatta with their Medal races on Sunday

Louis Burton Bureau Vallee 2
Louis Burton on Bureau Vallee 2 leads the Vendee Globe

Louis Burton (Bureau Vallee 2) takes the lead of the Vendee Globe with just over a 1,000 nm to the finish in Les Sables d’Olonne this sunday morning

Vendee Globe - Seaxplorer
Vendee Globe – Pressure is on Charlie Dalin in final stage

Louis Burton (Bureau Vallee 2) and Boris Herrmann (Seaxplorer) continue to chase-down Vendee leader Charlie Dalin (Apivia) with less than 1,500 nm to the finish in Les Sables d’Olonne

Sir Ben Ainslie, Ineos Team UK
America’s Cup – Ainslie takes Ineos Team UK into final of Prada Cup

Ineos Team UK took a close win over Luna Rossa in hte first race on Saturday to go direct to the Prada Cup Final

World Sailing Statement following sex abuse allegation

World Sailing has reached out to support Sofia Bekatorou, two-time Olympic medallist and a member of World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission, following her brave decision to come forward about the alleged sexual abuse she experienced as an athlete

Prada Cup Sky Tower
Prada Cup – Day 4 of the America’s Cup Challenger Selection Series

The first stage of the Prada Cup, Challenger Selection Series features a Round Robin of twelve match races, six have now been completed – The next matchrace will be Saturday 23 January

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild damaged and out of Jules Verne Trophy record attempt

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild has abandoned her Jules Verne Trophy record attempt duwe to a damaged starboard float rudder.

American Magic Team work on repair
America’s Cup – Ineos and Luna Rossa to race while American Magic rebuild for Semi-Final

The American Magic team are working 24 hours a day to get Patriot, their AC75, ready for the Prada Cup Semifinals, which start on Friday 29 January. While Ineos and Luna Rossa will race this weekend

Vendee Globe Positions 22 Jan2021
Vendee Globe – Louis Burton poised to take lead

Louis Burton, now up to second in the vendee Globe, is starting to see his westerly route pay a dividend. Burton has negotiated the western side of the high pressure zone quickest

Olympic Rings Tokyo 2020
Return of Coronavirus puts Tokyo Games in doubt

The British Sailing Team for the Tokyo Olympic Games is facing a rerun of 2020 with the latest rise in worldwide Covid-19 deaths, now at over 2 million.

Prada Cup Media Chase Boat
America’s Cup – Behind the scenes with Shirley Robertson at the Prada Cup

Go behind the scenes of the Prada Cup with Shirley Robertson as she spends a day on and off the water chasing the action.

SailGP GB take the podium
SailGP’s Season 2 to feature eight global events starting in April

SailGP has announced a full race schedule for their delayed second season, featuring eight national teams squaring off in eight events across three continents