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Sail the Northwest Passage on your iPad By Des Ryan, UK , 6:28 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013
So you'd like to sail the Northwest Passage but -can't get away from the office, haven't got a boat, don't like cold water sailing? Now here's the next best thing: You can do it on your iPad! ...[more]

IRC National Championship - Ballistic conditions on Day 2 + Video By Louay Habib, 1:16 AM Sun 17 Jun 2012
RORC IRC National Championship second day got underway in ballistic conditions in the Eastern Solent and provided an extraordinary combat zone. With 25 knots of wind gusting up to a full gale, pulses were racing, the conditions were such that many yachts chose not to hoist spinnakers downwind and storm sails and lifejackets were deployed in the lively conditions. ...[more]

Solo Offshore Racing - Truant wins first race By Offshore Solo, 8:18 AM Wed 28 Mar 2012
A total of twenty yachts set off for the Nab Tower from the JOG line to the west of Cowes at 1000hrs on Sunday morning with a five knot easterly breeze and a strong flooding tide. Most of the fleet prudently motoring hard well up tide before the starting sequence to avoid being carried over the line before the start, all boats passed this test. ...[more]

Audi Sydney to Newcastle images by Andrea Francolini By Andrea Francolini images, 5:21 PM Fri 8 Apr 2011
Audi Sydney to Newcastle race images by intrepid photographer Andrea Francolini ...[more]

RORC Easter Challenge ­- A golden opportunity for sailors By Louay Habib, 5:01 AM Wed 6 Apr 2011
There is less than a month to go until the 20th edition of the RORC Easter Challenge and once again this ever-popular event has attracted a huge range of yachts. Raced on tight Solent courses over the Bank Holiday weekend, the event is an ideal way to kick-start a racing season, test new equipment and brush up on boat handling. ...[more]

Crown Series 2011 Bellerive Regatta shared honours By Peter Campbell, 9:40 AM Sun 27 Feb 2011
Crown Series 2011 Bellerive Regatta - Bellerive yachtsmen Jeff Cordell and Hughie Lewis are sharing the top honours in Division 1 after day two of their club’s Crown Series 2011 Bellerive Regatta. ...[more]

RORC Caribbean 600 coming of age By Louay Habib, 1:38 PM Sat 26 Feb 2011
RORC Caribbean 600 - Day 4: The RORC Caribbean 600 has been a special event for all of the competitors. Last night the closest battle in any class was decided and the two remaining yachts racing showed great fighting spirit. This provided a fitting finale to racing in the beautiful, but sometimes brutal waters of the central Caribbean. ...[more]

OPA Offshore Racing Series 2010 - Versus to broadcast series By Tampa Digital, , 8:28 AM Sun 14 Nov 2010
OPA Offshore Racing Series 2010 - Tampa Digital, a visual communications company, today announced that its production of the 2010 OPA Offshore Racing Series will be broadcast on consecutive Sundays during November 2010 and December 2010 on Versus. The racing series presented by Geico will air at 4PM ET, November 14, and continue to run through December 19, 2010, on the sports cable network. ...[more]

Rolex Middle Sea warm up Race By Event media, 7:19 AM Thu 15 Oct 2009
2009 Rolex Middle Sea Race - 23 yachts took part in a 15 nautical-mile warm-up race. For a variety of reasons, not least of them the weather, this short race proved a good shakedown ahead of the main-event. ...[more]

Spain's Calima - Javier Pujol winner of the Giraglia Race By Event media, Italy , 4:35 AM Sun 21 Jun 2009
Javier Pujol, owner/skipper of the Sparkman & Stephens-designed 43-foot Calima (ESP), was confirmed as winner of the Giraglia Race today at the prizegiving ceremony for the 57th edition of the Giraglia Rolex Cup, held at the Yacht Club Italiano in Genoa. Alegre (GBR) won the elapsed time Rolex trophy ...[more]

Extreme 40 Oman Sail Masirah first home in Round the Island 2009 By Flavia Bateson, Cowes , 1:31 AM Sun 21 Jun 2009
Oman Sail Masirah has led the fleet back to Cowes in the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race as well as taking line honours in the Extreme 40 class. It was a nail-biting finish, with a provisional 29 seconds separating the Omani boat from Russell Coutts helming Team Aqua ...[more]

Aviva back on record breaking pace By , 7:16 PM Sat 20 Jun 2009
Dee Caffari and her all female crew have pushed Aviva hard over the past twenty four hours and are now back on the pace required to beat the record for sailing around Britain and Ireland ...[more]

Harison's 35m ketch Sojana arrives for Superyacht Cup By Kate Branagh, Mallorca , 5:03 PM Sat 20 Jun 2009
Peter Harison's 35m Farr designed ketch Sojana sailed in to Palma yesterday after a quick trip across the Atlantic from Antigua. 18 yachts will take part in the four-day superyacht regatta starting on Wednesday next week. Over the next few days, this special site, the dock at Muelle Viejon, in the oldest part of the port will be transformed into The Horus Superyacht Cup Regatta Village ...[more]

Dee Caffari and crew battling unfavourable conditions By Kelly Russell, UK , 1:32 AM Sat 20 Jun 2009
Day Four: Dee Caffari and her all female crew onboard Aviva have been battling unfavourable conditions in their attempt to break the record for sailing around Britain and Ireland. ...[more]

JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race By Flavia Bateson, Cowes , 3:00 AM Fri 19 Jun 2009
The JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club, takes place on Saturday 20 June with a total entry of 1,779 boats this year. True to the ethos of the event, competitors come from all walks of life. Professional and Olympic sailors line up with family cruisers, sportsboats, classic yachts and one designs ...[more]

Ainslie to race Extreme 40 Cat in Round the Island race this weekend By Flavia Bateson, Cowes , 2:07 PM Thu 18 Jun 2009
Triple Olympic gold medallist and Team Origin America's Cup sailor Ben Ainslie takes the helm of the Extreme 40 catamaran, JPMorgan Asset Management/Team Origin, chasing the multihull race record set by Francis Joyon in 2001 ...[more]

Day Two: Dee Caffari looking get back on schedule By Event media, Round Britain and Ireland , 4:21 AM Thu 18 Jun 2009
Following a successful start to the record attempt on Monday night the Dee Caffari team hit the expected light winds yesterday, lasting a little longer than anticipated the slow down has put the team a few hours behind the record pace ...[more]

America's Cup winner Russell Coutts in first Round the Island Race By Flavia Bateson, Cowes , 3:45 AM Thu 18 Jun 2009
New Zealander, Russell Coutts, the three time America's Cup winner, will make his first appearance in the Round the Island Race this weekend. Sailed over the waters that originated the sports most famous Yacht race - The America's Cup ...[more]

Flying start for Dee Caffari and the girls onboard Aviva By Event media, UK , 2:09 AM Wed 17 Jun 2009
Dee Caffari and her all female crew onboard Aviva have had a successful first night in their attempt to break the record for sailing around Britain and Ireland ...[more]

Dee Caffari using girl power for another World Record Attempt By Roberto Coladangelo, UK , 1:14 AM Tue 16 Jun 2009
Dee Caffari, the British yachtswoman who made history by becoming the first woman to sail solo, non stop both ways around the world, set off Monday in her attempt to break the record for sailing around Britain and Ireland ...[more]

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