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VIDEO Vendée Arctique
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At 5:00 pm on Sunday 12th June 2022 will be given the start of the Vendée Arctique, the first chapter of the Vendée Globe 2024 adventure. The skippers will leave Les Sables d'Olonne and head north towards the icy waters of the Arctic Circle. 

ClubSwan Racing
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Excitement is building as the fast-approaching 2022 ClubSwan Racing season promises a further helping of fun and high-adrenaline competition at six spectacular Mediterranean venues.

Hempel World Cup Series headlines at Dutch Water Week
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The Dutch cities of Almere and Lelystad, on the banks of Markermeer lake, will host the 2022 edition of Hempel World Cup Series Allianz Regatta, 27 May - 5 June, as part of Dutch Water Week.
 

United Nations Race To Zero campaign
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Sailing joins thousands around the world in pledging to be net zero by 2050, aligning sport with the goals of the Paris Agreement and accelerating efforts to address climate change.

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup
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The 2021 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup featured a 44 boat fleet which, over the course of the weeklong regatta, delivered an impressive display of prowess and performance. Organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS), in conjunction with the International Maxi Association (IMA) and in partnership with Rolex since 1985, this annual regatta has a reputation for attracting dedicated owners, highly-skilled crews and exceptional yachts. The 31st edition lived up to expectation, an inspiring event in uncertain times.

Breskens Sailing Weekend
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The 2022 IRC European Championship will be held at in Breskens, Netherlands alongside the Breskens Sailing Weekend. The 7th edition of the IRC European Championship will take place over four days of racing in late August 2022. The championship is expected to attract a record fleet of highly competitive IRC rated boats vying for the overall win and class honours.

Rolex Fastnet Race
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The next edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race will start on Sunday 8th August and for the first time in its history, the race will finish in Cherbourg, France. In the current health context, the organisers are taking all the necessary steps to welcome the competitors in the best conditions.

Finn Gold Cup
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The 2021 Finn Gold Cup was opened on Friday in Porto, Portugal, but without an opening ceremony due to COVID-19, but with a practice race with a small fleet taking part. Nearly 60 sailors from 33 nations are taking part in the final major event before the Olympic Games in August.

World’s fastest sailboats
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While the Vendée Globe grabbed headlines over the winter with a record fleet of 31 boats, France boasts a yet more extraordinary fleet of boats – the Ultimes. Developed over the last 30 years by teams attempting to break the non-stop round the world record, the Jules Verne Trophy, these giant 32m long by 23m wide flying multihulls are the fastest offshore racing yachts by far.

IRC Records
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For decades record-setting in sailing has been dominated by adventurers, pioneers, eccentrics and, in recent years, pro-sailing teams in custom built machines.