• Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup: an exemplary performance

  • The X5⁶ is nominated for the European Yacht of the Year 2022

  • Breskens Sailing Weekend to organise 2022 IRC European Championship

  • Rolex Fastnet Race adapts following border restrictions + RORC race updates

  • Alternative events for Paris 2024 approved by World Sailing’s Council

More sailing news

  • Marine Weather University
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    Marine Weather University has had a big year. Launched just six months ago, veteran meteorologist, Chris Bedford and 2x America's Cup winning navigator Peter Isler teamed up to provide the best marine weather education on the planet.   Today MWU’s university-level curriculum features over 20 individual classes – all online so students can learn at their own pace. 

  • 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race
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    With less than one month to go until entry opens for the 48th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race, the RORC Race Team are concerned there will be a repeat of the 2019 rush to enter when the race became oversubscribed in less than 5 minutes.

  • Oyster 495
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    Oyster Yachts has announced the Oyster 495, the company’s much anticipated 50-foot yacht, which promises to set the standard in her class.  

  • boot Düsseldorf 2021
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    Messe Düsseldorf has decided with its partners and exhibitors to shift boot 2021 to the 17 to 25 April. Everything a watersports lover could dream of will be waiting for you here again then, just before the new season starts.

  • Vendee Globe
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    British skipper Sam Davies confirmed her retirement from the Vendée Globe today as she arrived in Cape Town, South Africa. But while the race is over for her, and she joins compatriot Alex Thomson who abandoned on arrival yesterday, Davies says she would like to finish her course unofficially and complete her adventure if her Initiatives Coeur can be repaired properly. The British duo were joined this afternoon by Frenchman Sébastien Simon (ARKEA PAPREC) who retired yesterday.

  • X5⁶ from X-Yachts
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    Yesterday late in the afternoon, the X5⁶ was launched for the very first time! It was a tremendously glorious sight to see the new beauty hit the water.

  • ORC/IRC World Championship to be in Porto Cervo
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    The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC), the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) are pleased to announce the next biennial ORC/IRC World Championship will be held in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy. Dates for the event are to be 18-26 June 2022.

  • RORC Caribbean 600
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    The 13th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is scheduled to start off Fort Charlotte, Antigua on Monday 22nd February 2021.

  • Maxi Edmond de Rothschild
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    Leaving Lorient shortly after 21:30 hours local time on Tuesday 24 November, the men of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild launched onto an express delivery trip up to Ushant and the start line for their first Jules Verne Trophy attempt.

  • Grand Soleil 44
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    The new Grand Soleil 44 represents the brilliant design intuition and the unique positioning on the market, anticipating the requests of increasingly demanding owners interested in a yacht with a double purpose: cruising, and racing.