All about boat shows, races, regattas and events, including Cowes Week 2016, The London Boat Show 2016 and The Southampton Boat Show 2016.

Four of the skippers for the America's Cup

America’s Cup: meet the six skippers

Carrying the hopes and expectations of a team...and a nation. Find out more about the six skippers who are striving to bring home the 35th America's Cup from Bermuda

New offshore racer for the Volvo Ocean Race

Massive changes for the Volvo Ocean Race

In the biggest shake up in its history, the Volvo Ocean Race has announced a series of radical initiatives, including introducing a new foil-assisted ocean racing monohull and a ‘flying’…

Yachts and motor yachts moored at the marina at the Southampton Boat Show

Southampton Boat Show: new attractions for 2017

Returning for its 49th year, organisers of the Southampton Boat Show in September are promising new attractions, including a passenger boat to take visitors out on the Solent

two catamaran competing on water

America’s Cup: full event schedule

There are just days to go before the excitement of the 35th America's Cup in Bermuda. Find out when to watch, so you never miss the action!

catamaran sailing

Watch: America’s Cup – foiling explained

When foiling was introduced in the America's Cup in 2013 it was a real game changer. But how does this impressive technology work and what are the benefits? Watch the…

America's Cup boats practicing in Bermuda

America’s Cup: how does it work?

Our guide to understanding how points are allocated during the competition for the 35th America's Cup and how the Challenger will be decided to take on Defender ORACLE TEAM USA