The Ocean Race

Credit to GUYOT environnement – Team Europe who have regained the lead on the race tracker as well as their position as the most southerly boat in the fleet. In a race south, that’s a good thing…. or is it? Two of the three boats positioned about 120 miles to the west – Team Holcim-PRB […]

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GC32 Racing Tour 2023

Competition for the one design flying catamarans of the GC32 Racing Tour will take place over three events and two venues in 2023. As it has done since 2016, the GC32 Racing Tour will start in Riva del Garda at what many consider is the ideal venue to race foiling sail boats. With its northern […]

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Tips for Chartering a Yacht

Tips for a Successful Charter Dos, don’ts, and simple steps to a great boat vacation There’s no vacation like a boat vacation, so if you want to spread your wings and explore new territory, consider chartering. Powercats have made great inroads into crewed and bareboat charter in the past few years, so there are lots of […]

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The Ocean Race: All set for leg two

The fleet of 5 IMOCA 60s are all set for the second leg of The Ocean Race to Cape Town, with light winds expected to frustrate the fleet over the first few days With the first leg of the much-delayed The Ocean Race now concluded, teams are readying themselves to set off on the second […]

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New mutihulls take on an Atlantic crossing

Helen Fretter speaks to a few of the astounding 15 new multihull owners who took part in the most recent ARC, as catamaran and multihull sailing continues to boom The explosion in multihull and catamaran sales has been well documented, with many yards reporting lead times of two years or longer as build slots sold […]

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The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race Leg 1 Day 3 – Duelling through the Straits Crews break out of Med and into the Atlantic after two days of gruelling conditions… Day two of The Ocean Race had the fleet searching for calmer waters by heading towards the Spanish coastline to avoid the worst of the brutal offshore breeze […]

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Planet Sail

Inside the latest generation IMOCA60 – Malizia Fully crewed IMOCA 60s are new territory for many of us. In fact, outside of Europe a lot of people have never even seen one in the “flesh”. The Ocean Race which starts from Alicante later this week will feature five IMOCA60’s the new fully crewed version of […]

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The Ocean Race

Malizia and WindWhisper score top points in The Ocean Race Alicante In-Port Race A light wind day in Alicante proved testing for both fleets on first day of competition in The Ocean Race. IMOCA – “Team Malizia tops the table on first day in Alicante Team Malizia (GER) has won the In-Port Race Alicante after […]

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How to follow The Ocean Race 2022-23

After a long wait, The Ocean Race will start in January 2023. Here’s how to follow all the action as the fleets race around the world It’s taken a long time to get the latest fully crewed around the world race off the ground, but finally The Ocean Race will start from Alicante on 15 […]

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