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Clipper Race: Greening Crew Evacuated After Grounding

Clipper Race: Greening Crew Evacuated After Grounding

Cape Town, South Africa (October 31, 2017) – The crew of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race team, Greenings (CV24), have been safely evacuated after running aground on the western side of Cape Peninsula, which sits roughly halfway between Cape Town and Cape Point during Leg 3 of the eight-leg ... Read More »

Groupama Exits America’s Cup Challenge

Groupama Exits America’s Cup Challenge

In a statement (translated from French), French insurance group Groupama confirmed Monday (Oct 30) the end of its sponsorship with an internationally acclaimed yachtsman Franck Cammas. Groupama, which has supported the French sailor since 1997, decided not to follow him in his new project for the 2021 America’s Cup after ... Read More »

World Sailing Presidential Update – October 2017

World Sailing Presidential Update – October 2017

World Sailing President Kim Andersen offers his monthly update on what is occurring within the international governing body for the sport of sailing. It is remarkable how quickly the year has gone by, with the 2017 World Sailing Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting already just around the corner (on ... Read More »

#Caribbean Strong

#Caribbean Strong

The St. Maarten Marine Trades Association (SMMTA), in conjunction with their Caribbean partners and colleagues, has created a website to provide yachting industry stakeholders with the most up-to-date information regarding the state of all the islands impacted by this year’s hurricane season. All efforts have been made to independently verify ... Read More »

Clipper Race: Late for the party

Clipper Race: Late for the party

Cape Town, SA (October 22, 2017; Day 18) – Unicef crossed the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race finish line yesterday at 21:19:27 UTC, arriving into Cape Town as the 11th team to complete the 3,560nm second leg from Punta del Este, Uruguay. Only PSP Logistics remains on the ... Read More »

2017 – 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Gets Underway

2017 – 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Gets Underway

Alicante, Spain (October 22, 2017) – Dongfeng Race Team powered its way into an early lead today, pushing penalties on its two closest competitors, in hard-fought racing as the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 got underway. Conditions couldn’t have been better for the start of the first leg which extends 1450 ... Read More »

Helly Hansen Acquires Musto To Accelerate Its Growth Strategy

Helly Hansen Acquires Musto To Accelerate Its Growth Strategy

Helly Hansen, a leading technical outdoor brand, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Musto, the British specialist sailing and country apparel brand, from Phoenix Equity Partners and other shareholders. With this transaction, Helly Hansen will become a global leader in professional sailing apparel, complementing its ... Read More »

Clipper Race: Greenings Claims Narrow Victory

Clipper Race: Greenings Claims Narrow Victory

(October 18, 2017; Day 14) – The Greenings team claimed victory this evening in a thrilling finale to the Stormhoek Race to the Cape of Storms, which saw the top two teams finish approximately two miles apart after 14 days racing through the South Atlantic in the second stage of ... Read More »

Countdown to Volvo Ocean Race

Countdown to Volvo Ocean Race

On October 22 at 1200 UTC, the longest endurance race in the world begins, the Volvo Ocean Race. Libby Greenhalgh, who was navigator for Team SCA in the 2014-15 edition, shares insight as the seven teams prepare for this eight month challenge. Libby Greenhalgh The Kit  The one-design VO65s are back ... Read More »