British skipper Alex Thomson has set off to compete in the Route du Rhum race for the first time ever today, Friday 2 November
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Alex Thomson and his crew are making the final preparations ahead of the start of the Rolex Middle Sea Race in Malta
Becalmed conditions for the Volvo Ocean Race crews, the latest Princess sports bridge motor yacht and making music in Britain's longest canal tunnel. See our pictures of the week
Green Marine was involved in many of the world's leading yacht races, building custom boats for the Volvo Ocean Race and Alex Thomson's IMOCA 60, HUGO BOSS
Although the skippers of both Le Souffle du Nord and Kilcullen Team Ireland were forced to retire from the 2016-17 Vendée Globe they still plan to complete their round the world voyage
One of Britain's most successful ocean racers, Alex Thomson, will be officially opening the Gosport Marine Festival on Saturday (27 May)
Alex Thomson Racing have won gold for the Skywalk Campaign in the sport category at the inaugural London Brand Film Festival awards. Watch the stunt again!
The partnership between Alex Thomson Racing and Hugo Boss has been shortlisted in the 2017 BT Sport Industry Awards
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After coming third in the inaugural 2016 New York-Vendée, Alex Thomson says he is now in a "fantastic position" ahead of the start of the Vendée Globe.
The Alex Thomson Racing Team are currently in Newport, USA preparing HUGO BOSS for the start of the Ocean Masters New York to Vendée Transatlantic Race later this month.
How daredevil sailor Alex Thomson avoided disaster: watch the heart-stopping kite surfing stunt as he sails 280 feet above the the Hugo Boss race yacht.
The yacht that skipper Alex Thomson abandoned in the Southern Ocean in the 2006-2007 Velux 5 Oceans Race has been discovered on a remote South American beach.
Alex Thomson and his racing partner Guillermo Altadill were airlifted by the Spanish Coastguard on Saturday when their 60ft Hugo Boss racing yacht was capsized by a rogue wave. The sailors are doing well and Thomson has kept his Twitter followers updated with daily posts.