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Swan One Design
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Pitting crews against each other is the fairest form of sailing competition. One-design racing, defined by clear rules, is synonymous with pure sport in yachting competitions. Boats are the same and it is all about strategy, tactics, crew work, and sailing technique. One-design racing is for sailors who really like competition and still enjoy sailing.

Virtual Regatta
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World Sailing, the world governing body, has moved into the world of eSports with the launch of the first virtual World Sailing Championships.

Clipper Race Yacht aground
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Following careful analysis of the situation and state of the Clipper Race Yacht CV24 the Clipper Race office has confirmed that the vessel is partially underwater after running aground on the western side of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa, and will take no further part in the Clipper 2017-18 Race.

Volvo Ocean Race Onboard Reporter
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The Volvo Ocean Race has unveiled a 10-strong squad of Onboard Reporters to tell the story of the toughest test of a team in professional sport.

Foiling week
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The first 2017 Foiling Week event takes place from 6 to 9 July in Malcesine, Lake Garda. This year, Foiling Week adds to the usual Forum and Regatta programs, a Foiling Expo and Foiling Boat Trial & Experience Camp.

TNG Swiss Watches Team AkzoNobel
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Team AkzoNobel has appointed TNG Swiss Watches as official timekeeper to its campaign for the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race. To commemorate the Dutch campaign, TNG has created a limited edition line collection of watches featuring the team AkzoNobel colors and logo.

Mirabaud Sailing Video Award
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This new event celebrates the authors of the very best sailing videos produced each year around the world: professional filmmakers as well as sailors filming on-board during races.

World Sailing and Volvo
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Following the 'next decade' event on 18 May, see below for more details on the race’s partnership with World Sailing and long-term commitment to the sport – plus news of a separate agreement with AkzoNobel's 'International' brand to support the Youth Academy at stopovers in 2017-18.

Volvo Ocean Race Youth Academy
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AkzoNobel's International® brand has committed to helping young people all over the world learn more about sailing by becoming the official Youth Academy partner for the forthcoming Volvo Ocean Race.

Racing Manager - Royal Ocean Racing Club
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The Royal Ocean Racing Club is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the post of Racing Manager to direct a small but energetic race management team based in Cowes.