CAPTAIN’S BLOG

IMOCA 60 boats in 2021 Volvo Ocean Race

IMOCA 60 boats in 2021 Volvo Ocean Race

A partnership agreement has been made with the International Monohull Open Class Association (IMOCA), which provides the exclusivity to use the IMOCA 60 for crewed round the world yacht races. Last week, during the finish of the Volvo Ocean Race in The Hague, an...

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50th Anniversary of the Golden Globe Race

50th Anniversary of the Golden Globe Race

The 50th Anniversary of the Golden Globe Race starts in tomorrow in Les Sables-d'Olonne! This promises to be an incredible race (and adventure) as the skippers taking part will be navigating their way around the globe the same way Sir Robin Knox-Johnston would have...

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MAPFRE leads fleet north of Scotland

MAPFRE leads fleet north of Scotland

Leg 10, Day 4 -- 13 June, 2018 Big winds are in the forecast as the fleet makes the turn around the north of Scotland and point their bows towards the finish in Gothenburg in Sweden... Leg 10, from Cardiff to Gothenburg, day 04 on board MAPFRE, Antonio Cuervas-Mons...

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Leg 9 –  Newport to Cardiff

Leg 9 – Newport to Cardiff

The Team Brunel crew held its nerve to take a hard-fought win in Leg 9 and move within striking distance of the overall Volvo Ocean Race lead. Skipper Bouwe Bekking’s Team Brunel has won Leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race to vault into serious contention for the overall...

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Mapfre win Leg 8 (Volvo Ocean Race)

Mapfre win Leg 8 (Volvo Ocean Race)

One day before the finish, with just 300 miles to go, MAPFRE was in fifth place. As Tuesday morning dawned, and with the fleet ghosting towards the finish line in extremely light and shifty winds, Xabi Fernández’s team was among the leading quartet, battling in slow...

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Palma Vella 2018

Palma Vella 2018

The four day event which incorporates 14 different classes will showcase the major regatta debut of the exciting, canting keeled Melges 40 class. Sail Racing Palma Vela 2018 is the second regatta of the season of the Nations Trophy Mediterranean League and is the...

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Antigua Classic Regatta APRIL 18 – 24  2018

Antigua Classic Regatta APRIL 18 – 24 2018

Overall Winner of the 31st Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was the mighty ASCHANTI IV. Vintage Class A, first place went to 79’ Alfred Mylne yawl Mariella along with the A&F Sails Trophy for the best local boat, The Archibald Reid Trophy for best elapsed time and the...

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