BREAKING NEWS

Sailing

Sport

Thomson smashes Vendée Globe record

The gruelling Vendee Globe is now in full swing and British sailor Alex Thomson has already set two records in the solo round-the-world race.

The gruelling Vendee Globe is now in full swing and British sailor Alex Thomson has already set two records in the solo round-the-world race.

Sport

Three-way battle for Vendee Globe lead

Vincent Riou, fellow Frenchman Armel Le Cleac’h and Britain’s Alex Thompson have embarked upon a ding dong battle at the head of the Vendee Glove fleet.

Vincent Riou, fellow Frenchman Armel Le Cleac’h and Britain’s Alex Thompson have embarked upon a ding dong battle at the head of the Vendee Glove fleet.

Sport

The eighth edition of the Vendee Globe gets underway

Competitors of the Vendee Globe set sail for the eighth edition of the non-stop solo round the world race on Sunday.

Competitors of the Vendee Globe set sail for the eighth edition of the non-stop solo round the world race on Sunday.

Sport

Alinghi wins third straight Act to take Extreme Sailing Series to wire

The Extreme Sailing Series will go all the way to the wire after in-form Swiss crew Alinghi won Act 7 to move just two points behind leaders Oman Air in the overall standing with one stop of the tour…

The Extreme Sailing Series will go all the way to the wire after in-form Swiss crew Alinghi won Act 7 to move just two points behind leaders Oman Air in the overall standing with one stop of the tour…

Sport

The 11th edition of Les voiles de Saint Tropez draws to a close

Tens of thousands of fans have travelled to the South of France to see one of sailing’s most glamorous events, Les Voiles de Saint Tropez.

Tens of thousands of fans have travelled to the South of France to see one of sailing’s most glamorous events, Les Voiles de Saint Tropez.

Sport

Litkey Farkas claims Blue Ribbon Regatta

Local hope Litkey Farkas produced a stunning performance to clinch the 48th edition of the Blue Ribbon Regatta at Lake Balaton, the biggest lake in Central…

Local hope Litkey Farkas produced a stunning performance to clinch the 48th edition of the Blue Ribbon Regatta at Lake Balaton, the biggest lake in Central…

Sport

Yachtswoman killed in Clipper Round the World race

Sarah Young, a crew member taking part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, has died after being swept overboard.

Sarah Young, a crew member taking part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, has died after being swept overboard.

Sport

Video: An eventful day on the waves

It has been an eventful period in the world of sailing this week as this video will show. America’s Cup champions Oracle Team USA hit some trouble on

It has been an eventful period in the world of sailing this week as this video will show. America’s Cup champions Oracle Team USA hit some trouble on

Sport

Land Rover BAR win America's Cup World Series in Muscat

The British bulldog spirit was in evidence in Oman where Sir Ben Ainslie had to show all his trademark fighting spirit to win the America’s Cup World

The British bulldog spirit was in evidence in Oman where Sir Ben Ainslie had to show all his trademark fighting spirit to win the America’s Cup World

Sport

Ben Ainslie's Land Rover team rule the waves in Oman

The world’s top sailing teams are battling it out in Oman ahead of next year’s Americas Cup. At stake are points to carry forward to next year

The world’s top sailing teams are battling it out in Oman ahead of next year’s Americas Cup. At stake are points to carry forward to next year

Sport

Comanche wins 71st edition of Sydney-Hobbart Yacht Race

American yacht Comanche was joined on the River Derwent by a flotilla of well wishers as it crossed the finish line first to win the 71st Rolex

American yacht Comanche was joined on the River Derwent by a flotilla of well wishers as it crossed the finish line first to win the 71st Rolex

Sport

Leigh McMillan's historic win

Britain’s Leigh McMillan was officially crowned the most successful sailor in the nine-year history of the Extreme Sailing Series when he clinched an

Britain’s Leigh McMillan was officially crowned the most successful sailor in the nine-year history of the Extreme Sailing Series when he clinched an

Sport

The Wave Muscat back in contention in Sydney

The Wave, Muscat produced a superb display to grab a share of the lead after the second day of racing on Sydney Harbour as the 2015 global tour is

The Wave, Muscat produced a superb display to grab a share of the lead after the second day of racing on Sydney Harbour as the 2015 global tour is

Sport

2015 Extreme Sailing Series: final act gets underway

The highly-anticipated eighth and final stop of the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series took the action to Sydney in Australia, where thousands of spectators

The highly-anticipated eighth and final stop of the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series took the action to Sydney in Australia, where thousands of spectators

Sport

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: LMAX wins stage three

After more than three weeks of choppy seas and challenging weather conditions the leading competitors of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

After more than three weeks of choppy seas and challenging weather conditions the leading competitors of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Nocomment

"Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez" 2015

Each year at “Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez”, dozens of classic and modern yachts take part in a week-long regatta in the famous harbour on the French

Each year at “Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez”, dozens of classic and modern yachts take part in a week-long regatta in the famous harbour on the French

Sport

Chinese boat sets North East Passage record

The sun rose on a new chapter of sailing history this week. On Tuesday Chinese skipper Guo Chuan and his four crew members from Russia, France and

The sun rose on a new chapter of sailing history this week. On Tuesday Chinese skipper Guo Chuan and his four crew members from Russia, France and

Sport

British sailor dies in Clipper Round The World Yacht Race

British sailor Andrew Ashman has died while taking part in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race after an accident off the coast of Portugal. The

British sailor Andrew Ashman has died while taking part in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race after an accident off the coast of Portugal. The

Sport

Crews set sail for Clipper Round the World Race

The tenth edition of the Clipper Round the world race set sail from Southend pier in the Thames Estuary on Monday. The 12-strong fleet made up of a

The tenth edition of the Clipper Round the world race set sail from Southend pier in the Thames Estuary on Monday. The 12-strong fleet made up of a

Sport

German sailor Heil infected by Rio's polluted water

German sailor Erik Heil has been admitted to hospital for several skin infections after competing at a Rio Olympic test event held in polluted

German sailor Erik Heil has been admitted to hospital for several skin infections after competing at a Rio Olympic test event held in polluted

Nocomment

Sail Amsterdam kicks off

One of the world’s largest sailing events kicked off in Amsterdam with more than 600 ships arriving in the Dutch city. It’s the ninth edition of

One of the world’s largest sailing events kicked off in Amsterdam with more than 600 ships arriving in the Dutch city. It’s the ninth edition of

Sport

All female Team SCA prove their worth at close of Volvo Ocean Race

Among those crossing the finish line of the nine-month, round-the-world (RTW) Volvo Ocean Race, are the first all female team in 12 years. Team SCA

Among those crossing the finish line of the nine-month, round-the-world (RTW) Volvo Ocean Race, are the first all female team in 12 years. Team SCA

Sport

Second stop of Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour in Cowes gets underway

The British sailing mecca of Cowes on the stunning Isle of white played host to the second stop of the 2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour. The Cowes’ Cup

The British sailing mecca of Cowes on the stunning Isle of white played host to the second stop of the 2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour. The Cowes’ Cup

Sport

Sailing: Bourgnon completes remarkable round-the-world challenge

He started his grueling journey in October 2013, he capsized in the Atlantic, crashed his boat on rocks in Sri Lanka and experienced a terrifying

He started his grueling journey in October 2013, he capsized in the Atlantic, crashed his boat on rocks in Sri Lanka and experienced a terrifying

Sport

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing claims Volvo Ocean Race in Sweden

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing produced yet another solid display to clinch the 12th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race on Monday. The Emirates team, skippered

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing produced yet another solid display to clinch the 12th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race on Monday. The Emirates team, skippered

Sport

Volvo Ocean Race: Alvimedica in pole position

Team Alvimedica’s decision to hug the French coastline on the final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race paid off with Charlie Enright’s men making a

Team Alvimedica’s decision to hug the French coastline on the final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race paid off with Charlie Enright’s men making a

Sport

Volvo Ocean Race: Crews set sail in final leg

The seven-boat fleet of the Volvo Ocean race set sail for the ninth and final leg of the demanding round the world challenge on Tuesday. The crews

The seven-boat fleet of the Volvo Ocean race set sail for the ninth and final leg of the demanding round the world challenge on Tuesday. The crews

News

Sports United: All female crew Team SCA win Volvo Ocean Race leg

Being punched, kicked, choked, strangled, and suffering excruciating joint-locking doesn’t sound a whole lot of fun. But those were the occupational

Being punched, kicked, choked, strangled, and suffering excruciating joint-locking doesn’t sound a whole lot of fun. But those were the occupational