• Volvo Ocean Race teams leverage up with crucial 24 hours ahead

  • VIDEO: 2018 Swan One Design

  • 2018: Nautix ready for new antifouling rules

  • World Sailing launches revolutionary eSailing World Championships

  • ORC Congress concludes successful 2017 season and looks ahead to 2018

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  • Simeon Tienpont

    The statement by AkzoNobel that Tienpont left his team is absolutely incorrect. AkzoNobel unlawfully terminated its contract with Steam Ocean (skipper Simeon Tienpont) during the prologue leg on 10 October 2017. Tienpont being casted aside just before the start of the Volvo Ocean Race caused many insecurities with the crew, who were under contract of Steam Ocean B.V., the management company of Tienpont.

  • World Match Racing Tour to Alicante

    As the world’s best sailors arrived on their Volvo Ocean 65s into Alicante, some of sailing’s top match racing talent set sail to compete in a World Match Racing Tour qualifier event in front of bustling crowds on a public holiday at the Volvo Ocean Race Race Village on Thursday.

  • IRC Europeans

    The Notice of Race for the 2018 IRC European Championship, incorporating the Commodores' Cup, is now available. The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) welcomes expressions of interest for the event, and online entry will be open from Monday 8th January 2018.

  • Ian Lipinski

    Ultimately there was very little separating the top two sailors with their radically different temperaments and track records at the end of this first leg. The former had the status of defender in this race and was constantly calling himself into question regarding his position within the Mini fleet.

  • Mini Transat

    To you, to me… It’s hard to know who’s got the ball in their court in the extremely variable conditions currently dominating play in the Atlantic.

  • Swan 53 “Music”

    The Les Voiles de St Tropez is an unmissable event in the Mediterranean circuit. Playing host to no fewer than 4,000 sailors for 10 days and registering some 300 boats is a feat that the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez pulls off in style each and every year to ensure the success of Les Voiles.

  • B&G Vulcan Serie

    B&G is pleased to announce the launch of the new Vulcan family of sailing chartplotters. The updated and extended series now offers a fully refreshed 7”, the 9” and an all-new, large-format 12”; all with Broadband Radar™ compatibility.  

  • Vitters Shipyard 50-metre ketch

    Vitters Shipyard in the Netherlands has signed a new order for a 50-metre classic performance ketch. Commissioned by an experienced owner primarily for cruising, the yacht will be built to Lloyd’s special service craft rules.

  • Swan 54

    Two of the latest new models from Nautor’s Swan, the pure bluewater Swan 54 and the cutting-edge One Design ClubSwan 50 will be exhibited for the first time in US at the Annapolis Boat Show (5-9 October 2017 - Dock D).

  • North Sails J0 gennaker

    North Sails has been the exclusive official supplier to the Volvo Ocean Race since the debut of the VO65 one design fleet in the 2014-15 edition. Now, after analyzing extensive race data,further modeling  and listening to feedback from Volvo Ocean Race sailors, North has created a new 171m² gennaker to fill an apparent gap between the masthead code 0 (MH0) and the J1 jib, boosting the performance of the VO65s in the process.