Sailing Yacht A spotted in Italy, Bembridge RNLI gives a lift to "sailing royalty" and some of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race teams prepare for battle in the Rolex Fastnet Race. See this week's best pictures

Platinum accolade for Porto Montenegro, Dongfeng Volvo Ocean Race team prepare for the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race and Sir Ben Ainslie and his America’s Cup team mate Jono Macbeth hitch a lift!