The Ocean Race 2022-23 will start 15 January 2023 from Alicante

The start date for leg one of The Ocean Race 2022-23 has been confirmed with both IMOCA and VO65 fleet starts scheduled for Sunday, 15 January 2023 from Alicante, Spain

Vendée-Arctique – Beyou and Dalin battle for lead

At the front of the Vendée-Arctique race, Frenchman Jérémy Beyou (‘Charal’) and Charlie Dalin (‘APIVIA’) battle for the lead as the fleet consolidates

Vendee Arctique starts after Covid-19 all-clear

The 3,500 mile Vendee Arctique race to Iceland and back is underway – See video here

The Ocean Race could be postponed for a year

In a recent interview, Johan Salén, co-owner of The Ocean Race, talked about the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the 2021-2022 edition and a possible postponement

Charal of Beyou and Pratt take Défi Azimut

Charal with Jérémy Beyou FRA and Chris Pratt GBR finished first in the 660 Mile Race Défi Azimut in Lorient, France

Bermuda 1000 Race – Sebastien Simon leads at Fastnet

Bermuda 1000 Race Douarnenez – Sebastien Simon the skipper of ARKEA PAPREC is expected round the Fastnet lighthouse, early Saturday morning.

Volvo Ocean Race is consigned to history

The Volvo Ocean Race is consigned to history. Now the crewed race around the world will be known simply as The Ocean Race

Route du Rhum – Meilhat wins IMOCA class

French sailor Paul Meilhat won the IMOCA monohull division of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe transatlantic race

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

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

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.

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