French skipper Clarisse Crémer denies cheating in Vendée Globe

French skipper Clarisse Crémer issued a joint statement with her husband Tanguy Le Turquais, insisting that they had never cheated.

IMOCA Class – Official Statement regards illicit routing in the Vendée Globe

IMOCA Class issues statement of investigation into reported external routing in the Vendée Globe 2020-2021

Sam Goodchild wins 2023 IMOCA Globe Series championship

British skipper Sam Goodchild finished third in his first ever solo IMOCA race, the 3,500 nautical miles inaugural Retour à La Base from Martinique to Lorient

Retour à La Base – Richomme’s bold moves north are paying off

Yoann Richomme (Paprec-Arkea) is pulling out the stops as he continues to lead the Retour à La Base solo IMOCA race from Martinique to Lorient

Sam Goodchild leads Retour à La Base solo IMOCA race

Sam Goodchild leads Retour a La Base as positioning for the low pressure rides starts with record speeds on the cards

Transat Jacques Vabre – Beyou and Cammas lead after delayed IMOCA start

Pre-race favourites Jéremie Beyou and Franck Cammas on Charal lead the IMOCA fleet on the 16th Transat Jacques Vabre double handed race to Martinique

Transat Jacques Vabre – No start before Monday for any class, including the IMOCAs

The Transat Jacques Vabre Race Direction team has announced that there will not be any new starts for windbound classes before Monday.

Transat Jacques Vabre – IMOCA fleet prepare for approaching Storm Ciaran

Storm Ciaran is set to sweep across the north-west quarter of France, during Wednesday night.

Ocean Race Kiel Fly-By attracts enormous crowds to cheer on IMOCA fleet

Friday, The Ocean Race returned to Kiel for a Friday afternoon IMOCA Fly-By. And the crowds were out in force to cheer on Boris Herrmann, now the skipper of Team Malizia. On Friday the competitive advantage went to Charlie Enright’s…

The Ocean Race – Shore crews fundamental to each team’s fortunes

The Ocean Race is a new world for IMOCA teams and not just on the water. After a 14,000-mile marathon from Cape Town, the Brazil stopover is fundamental to each team’s fortunes

The Ocean Race restart – On your marks, get set . . .

Incredibly, Sunday morning UTC the four IMOCAs are lined up alongside each other in a slow drag race to the east.

The Ocean Race – Keeping the heat on along the the ice limit

With Cape Horn still nearly two weeks away the IMOCA teams are now consolidating their positions and working through job lists to keep the boats in racing condition.