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Interview with Akzo Nobel – America’s Cup Skipper

Interview with Akzo Nobel – America’s Cup Skipper

This month I talk to double America’s Cup winner and two-time Volvo Ocean Race competitor, Simeon Tienpont, to find out a little about his earliest sailing memories and what it’s like to be a first-time skipper leading the Dutch ‘team AkzoNobel’ crew in the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race.  Now 35, ... Read More »

America’s Cup Latest

America’s Cup Latest

Later this month, we will know which Team has won the Auld Mug. One man who knows a thing or two about the America’s Cup is Ben Ainslie, who was largely responsible for Team Oracle’s victory last time round. Here, he gives his thought’s on where the competition stands. “Continual ... Read More »

Close to 50 knots

Close to 50 knots

More America’s Cup Class (ACC) practice racing has been taking place on Bermuda’s Great Sound, now with all six America’s Cup teams taking part for the first time on the racecourse that will be used in the 35th America’s Cup. Emirates Team New Zealand were the last team to arrive ... Read More »

Ian Walker Named As RYA Director Of Racing

Ian Walker Named As RYA Director Of Racing

RYA Racing will have an experienced new hand at the helm with the announcement that Ian Walker MBE is to take up the Director of Racing position this autumn. The double Olympic medallist, America’s Cup sailor and Volvo Ocean Race-winning skipper will take up the baton from John Derbyshire OBE, ... Read More »

National Pride At Stake

National Pride At Stake

The Nations Trophy has been launched by its founder, Nautor’s Swan, with the fundamental commitment to revitalize the concept of competition between nations. It is an event which celebrates the history and spirit of international sailing, and reflects the camaraderie and competiveness central to the success of the sport. The ... Read More »

Stealth Fighter Samurai and Fast Cruiser Farfalla join Fleet

Stealth Fighter Samurai and Fast Cruiser Farfalla join Fleet

With this year’s third superyacht regatta (Loro Piana Caribbean SuperYacht Regatta & Rendezvous) about to explode into action, it’s evident we’re in the thick of the 2017 racing season. In fact, before we know it, the world’s most talked-about superyachts will be heading for the glittery waters of the Mediterranean, ... Read More »

White Island Classics

White Island Classics

For many, Ibiza is known as the clubbing island, for those who seek ground-breaking beats and uplifting tunes to propel them into Armageddon, or something along those lines. For those that are more akin with the Balearic Islands, Ibiza is recognised as the ‘White Island’ blessed with natural beauty that’s ... Read More »