• Records number anticipated as IRC's most prestigious championship comes to Cowes

  • Free money? No, but there is FREE coaching at the RORC Easter Challenge

  • NEW: X4.6 from X-Yachts

  • Fujin crew rescued after capsize in RORC Caribbean 600

  • Grand Soleil 48 Performance

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  • IRC European Championship

    Following its debut as part of Cork Week in 2016 and a stand-alone event held in Marseille in 2017, the IRC European Championship this year will take place out of one of its spiritual homes. Coming to Cowes for the third edition and for the first time in the UK, a record-sized fleet will compete in the 2018 IRC European Championship. It will be one of the most prestigious regattas ever run for IRC, the rating rule created and managed jointly by the Royal Ocean Racing Club and the Union Course au Large in France.

  • Dutch Take it to the Wire in M32

    This winter’s European M32 racing was rounded off in a fashion which the Valencia fleet have become accustomed to as the championship result was clinched on the final beat, of the final race, on the final day, sending the Dutch contingent of Sailing Team NL, skippered by Pieter-Jan Postma, to Series Victory. 

  • Volvo Ocean Race  in Southern Ocean

    The action might be hotting up with Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race entering its third day but the temperatures were plummeting as the fleet heads further into the mighty Southern Ocean.

  • MAPFRE leads the Volvo Ocean Race

    The Volvo Ocean Race fleet left Auckland for Itajaí, Brazil on Sunday following a spectacular start to Leg 7 from the City of Sails...

  • Volvo Ocean Race sailors

    Seven Volvo Ocean Race teams will embark on one of the most classic legs in offshore racing on Sunday afternoon from Auckland, New Zealand. Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race is an iconic Southern Ocean challenge; a 7,600 nautical mile race through “Furious Fifties”, the inhospitable, remote waters south of 50-degrees latitude that circle Antarctica, around Cape Horn and up to Itajaí, Brazil.

  • Dongfeng Race Team in Auckland

    Dongfeng Race Team earned a spectacular come from behind win on Saturday afternoon in New Zealand.

  • Jim Saltonstall

    There are many ways to improve your yacht racing: You can practice more, get a better boat and equip it better, with better sails. You can round up more talented crew, maybe even a pro or two. Frequently absent from this list though is coaching: The single feature of a campaign that can consolidate all its parts; the independent set of eyes that can identify where mistakes are being made, plus the advice on how to fast track their correction.

  • Medemblik Regatta

    The Medemblik Regatta, formerly known as the Delta Lloyd Regatta, is being held from the 22nd to the 26th of May. The regatta celebrates it’s 34th edition this year. For all those years, sailors have praised the location for it’s sailing conditions and the regatta as a well organized event. Seeing the names on the registration list so far, the 34th edition will have some strong competition again.

  • vessel traffic

    Volvo Ocean Race initiate independent report into ocean racing at night in areas of high vessel traffic density...

  • X4.6 from X-Yachts

    In 2016, X-Yachts launched the new pure X range which included the X4³ and the X6⁵.  This range was exceptionally well received by both press and clients with more than 75 yachts sold in the first two years.