• Royal Ocean Racing Club cancels Cervantes Trophy, North Sea Race and Vice Admiral's Cup

  • ORC COVID-19 announcement

  • Italian 2020 52 SUPER SERIES Regattas Cancelled

  • The 52 SUPER SERIES cancels the second event in Cape Town due to COVID-19

  • Top teams return for 2020 GC32 Racing Tour

More sailing news

  • Brest Atlantiques

    The four Ultim 32/23 Class trimarans took off on Tuesday 5th November at 11am on the "Brest Atlantiques" race, a new 14,000 mile double-handed race that will take them non-stop to Rio and then Cape Town, before heading back to Brest. After five hours of racing at an average speed of 30 knots, the Trimaran Macif (François Gabart/Gwénolé Gahinet) and the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild (Franck Cammas/Charles Caudrelier) are in the lead.

  • Hugo Boss cut keel

    Hugo Boss said today that after exhausting all the options, they had decided to cut the keel off their 60ft monohull after damage forced them to withdraw from the 14 edition of the Transat Jacque Vabre Normandie Le Havre on Sunday.

  • Brest Atlantiques sailors

    After ten days in Brest, the four maxi-trimarans of the Ultim Class 32/23 are all set for the start of the double handed Brest Atlantiques race, leaving tomorrow at 11am. The 14,000-mile non-stop loop, or the equivalent of sailing halfway around the globe, will see the trimarans round an island off Rio de Janeiro and then Cape Town before returning to Brest.

  • PredictWind windmap

    PredictWind has made significant improvements to their weather models. 10 years of development has culminated in the release of the most accurate iteration of the PWG & PWE  forecast models to date. This means that the PredictWind models now give you more forecast confidence than ever before, making your time on the water safer and more enjoyable.

  • World Sailing and Virtual Regatta

    Following the success of the first two eSailing World Championship seasons, World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, and Virtual Regatta, the leading digital sailing platform, have extended and expanded their relationship through to 2028.

  • ORC/IRC Worlds

    Today's annual meeting of the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) marks 50 years since this organization started as the first international body to organize and develop a system to fairly handicap offshore racing yachts.

  • Marco Gradoni and Anne-Marie Rindom

    Italy’s Marco Gradoni was crowned the 2019 male Rolex World Sailor of the Year on Tuesday 29 October in Bermuda, becoming the youngest ever recipient, at the World Sailing Awards. Anne-Marie Rindom of Denmark received the female accolade to follow in the footsteps of the all-time great sailors.

  • 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Entry for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has closed and organisers at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) are thrilled to announce 170 yachts from Australia and overseas will take part in their 75th race, making it the largest fleet since the 50th in 1994, and the fourth-largest in the history of the race.

  • Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2019

    The best yacht racing photos taken this year are now available online. The public is invited to vote for their favourite image. The winning images, as well as the best yacht racing photographers, will be celebrated at the Yacht Racing Forum in Bilbao, Spain, on November 26.

  • ORC/IRC World Championship

    The conventional wisdom says the sailing season in the Northeastern United States ends with the Labor Day holiday, celebrated the first Monday in September. But the locals will tell you that September and October are the best months of the year in Rhode Island and ideal for top-level sailing.