This is the transcript of the radio recording received this morning from Paul Larson aboard Team Legato 3,000 miles from Cape Horn: “To call our current predicament frustrating would be…

This Friday marks the deadline for receiving discounted Transpac entry fees, after which all entries will be charged at the standard rate

The tears and the triumph; on Thursday 1 March, BBC2 is showing a 50-minute documentary made using footage shot during Ellen’s extraordinary voyage in the Vendée Globe

Team Legato takes a flyer

In an attempt to avoid headwinds and big seas, Tony Bullimore has taken the advice of weather routers and altered course for the promise of more favourable conditions

British duo set to take top honours

Ben Ainslie and Adrian Stead duo stand Barlo Plastics in good stead for the second regatta in the Clean Marine Winter Series 2001 that starts today

Kingfisher is now just moments away from arriving in Ocean Village to a rapturous reception from the thousands that have gathered to welcome her

New start at Portland

US boatbuilder, Hunter, officially opens its new facility in Portland today

Further damage to their main beam – already repaired once in Cape Town – has forced Team Adventure skipper Cam Lewis to arrange yet another stop, this time in Wellington

Danger down-under

The sinking of the Japanese Fisheries’ trawler, Ehime Maru, after an American submarine surfaced beneath the vessel, is bound to raise concerns amongst all those who go to sea

Price hikes

Cardiff Harbour Authority has proposed harbour dues in excess of the national average


The biggest boat, caravanning, camping and leisure show returns to the Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow this month, with a range of dinghies, motor boats, leisure craft, chandlery, and sailing…

MCA to conduct major exercise in North Wales

Exercise Snowdon, a major maritime exercise to be conducted by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), is scheduled to take place off Anglesey in North Wales on Wednesday 7 and…

PRB pulling away

The two leading boats in the Vendée Globe have spent the day wallowing in the light airs associated with the Azores anticyclone since yesterday evening. Michel Desjoyeaux (PRB), 1 degree…

PRB retakes the lead

First to pick up the trade winds, PRB has retaken pole from Kingfisher, and leads the Vendee fleet north through the Atlantic

Ellen MacArthur aboard her Open 60, Kingfisher, battled it out with Desjoyeaux’s PRB during the night to find herself in the lead by three miles

IC 45 Winter Series

Day One – Adrian Stead and his team aboard Barlo Plastics, began their Admiral’s Cup campaign in style with emphatic wins in both the opening races of the Clean Marine…

Request for crew denied

The skippers in THE RACE received a request from Cam Lewis, the American skipper of Team Adventure, asking for their agreement for him to replace the crew that have left…

Ovington Marine, known for building racing dinghies and performance keelboats such as the Mumm 30, has secured the contract to build the new Farr 52 One Design