First Race Day with a strong breeze and three broken masts
News in brief
The Int 5.5 Metre class is alive and well and racing on The Solent writes Malcolm McKeag. Nine nations from all around the world are participating in a 5.5 regatta…
Light flukey winds and strong currents prove challenging.
Light winds delay finish in Lowestoft for David and Ellen on the Open 50 ketch Jeantex.
The skiff, is still the one to beat, the boat with THE most spectacular racing
Windspeed; who cares?
Never mind the rhumb line, speed is King
In two metre high swell the port foil broke free of the crossarm.
"The blocks exploded at the top of the mast and the shute went into the water while we were doing about 12 knots. But the damage is not serious and…
Musto Performance Partners crewed by Nigel Musto and Andy Hindley, arrived in Crosshaven, Southern Ireland at 14:40:45hours this afternoon.
Leg 2 starts tomorrow with forecast of 30 to 40 knots from the SW
Looking to buy a boat suitable for solo sailing, main aim being the ostar
Two Clipper 98 yachts will form the start line for the two handed Round Britain and Ireland Race. They will then depart for a voyage to Greenland.
Single-handing will always exist, is it not time that this is recognised
David Rowen on The Future Of Short-Handed Ocean Racing In The UK Joint Managing Director, Projection Yachts I have been studying your short handed discussion document and am very intrigued…
Designer and boat builder
Around Alone positions may be having problems, but Golding doesn't understand why his boat speed is down...
Crew injured during dismasting aboard New Zealand yacht Maximus. ABN AMRO also retires with broken mast 26/12/06
Three crew airlifted to hospital following dismasting of Maximus just hours after start of Sydney Hobart 26/12/06