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Lionel Lemonchois and Roland Jourdain trigger their Distress Beacon

Lionel Lemonchois and Roland Jourdain trigger their Distress Beacon

Due to the deteriorating weather the two co-skippers on board the capsized Prince de Bretagne, Lionel Lemonchois and Roland Jourdain,…
VIDEO. Coast Guard rescues of mariner 400 miles south of Alaska

VIDEO. Coast Guard rescues of mariner 400 miles south of Alaska

Motor vessel Tor Viking rescues a distressed mariner from his disabled 30-foot sailboat approximately 400 miles south of Cold Bay,…
Jules Verne Trophy – A real dream team as the crew of IDEC Sport

Jules Verne Trophy – A real dream team as the crew of IDEC Sport

Jules Verne Trophy – IDEC Sport, Francis Joyon’s new maxi-trimaran was christened on Wednesday 14th October in La Trinité-sur-mer. The…
Clipper Round the World: gruelling conditions now, but 50 knots are predicted

Clipper Round the World: gruelling conditions now, but 50 knots are predicted

The majority of the Clipper Round the World fleet is making good progress in some fairly gruelling conditions, with strong…
Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard introduce the Spindrift 2 crew for the Jules Verne Trophy

Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard introduce the Spindrift 2 crew for the Jules Verne Trophy

Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard introduce the Spindrift 2 crew for the Jules Verne Trophy around-the-world record attempt. The crew…
BOOKS. Sailing Legends – The story of the world’s greatest ocean race

BOOKS. Sailing Legends – The story of the world’s greatest ocean race

If you are looking for a comprehensive guide to how the Volvo Ocean Race evolved, you have to read Sailing…
Knut Frostad in person – ‘What’s the chance of an Italian boat next time?’

Knut Frostad in person – ‘What’s the chance of an Italian boat next time?’

  Italian media put Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad in the spotlight during an 80-minute press conference at the…
Mini Transat 2015. Davy Beaudart wins first leg in Proto

Mini Transat 2015. Davy Beaudart wins first leg in Proto

He finished calmly, relaxed and surprisingly alert for someone who had just spent a week sailing solo at a pretty…
Danish sailor rescued after capsize in Dragonfly 28

Danish sailor rescued after capsize in Dragonfly 28

In the solo-race Silverrudder around Fyn did the 44 year old sailor Jacob Madsen from Copenhagen capsized near Thurø, Fyn,…
Breakdowns and storms in Channel Islands

Breakdowns and storms in Channel Islands

One blistery winter morning four years ago, Erik and Meagan stumbled onto a plan… two boats, several uninsured surgeries, countless…
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