Friday, September 8, 2017

Volvo Ocean race / Annalise Murphy and Bianca Cook join Turn the Tide on Plastic

Turn the Tide on Plastic have announced two more female sailors for their Volvo Ocean Race campaign – Irish Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy and New Zealand’s Bianca Cook.

Crédit : J Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Race

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Vidéo / The first flight, "The Maxi Edmond de Rothschild is safe and stable"

A few weeks ago, on 17 July, the day of her launch in Vannes, the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild joined the Gitana Team. She is leading the way in a new generation of large flying offshore trimarans and her debut flights were eagerly anticipated ...

Crédit : B Stichelbaut / Gitana SA

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Volvo Ocean Race / Bleddyn Mon and Henry Bomby, Turn the Tide on Plastic add four more young sailors

Turn the Tide on Plastic have added another four young sailors to their crusading campaign in the Volvo Ocean Race – with Welsh America’s Cup sailor Bleddyn Mon, fellow Briton Henry Bomby and Portuguese pair Bernardo Freitas and Frederico Pinheiro de Melo all joining Dee Caffari’s team for the 2017-18 edition.

Credit : Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race

Monday, August 14, 2017

Oman Air moves top of overall 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ leaderboard with Hamburg victory

Oman Air took its second Act victory in a row in a thrilling Hamburg finale, despite last minute pressure from SAP Extreme Sailing Team. The triumph sees the Omani syndicate move into pole position in the overall rankings. Red Bull Sailing Team rounds off the podium while early season leader Alinghi posted its worst result since 2012, following an action-packed, crowd-pleasing day on the River Elbe for Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 5, Hamburg, presented by Land Rover.

Créit : Lloyd Images

Champions hail Aarhus after final day of snakes and ladders

If test events are all about checking how systems are working, then the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus Denmark 2018 Test Event has confirmed that the Australians are still a well-oiled machine in the Laser, Aarhus Bay is a great sailing arena and Nicholas Heiner’s weight gain programme (95 kilos and counting) is paying out.

Credit : J Renedo

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Peter Burling joins Team Brunel in the Volvo Ocean Race

New Zealand’s Peter Burling is joining Team Brunel in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18. Burling could become the first sailor in history to win the ‘Triple Crown’ of an Olympic medal, the America’s Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race.

Crédit : R Pinto / ACEA