Mike Birch, 1931-2022

One of offshore racing’s most celebrated skippers, Mike Birch, who won the first edition of the Route du Rhum on a 36ft trimaran in 1978, has died aged 90 (FILES) In this file photo taken on November 4, 1978, Canadian Mike Birch, skipper of sailboat “Olympus Photo” looks on during his departure from Saint-Malo for […]

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Australia win SailGP Chicago, but Canadians surprise

Slingsby’s Australia SailGP team take their fifth event win in a row at SailGP Chicago, while Canada deliver a surprise Australia SailGP Team F50 catamaran on Race Day 1 of the T-Mobile United States Sail Grand Prix | Chicago at Navy Pier, Lake Michigan, Season 3, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. 18th June 2022. Photo: Ricardo […]

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