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Britain is down but not out

Sir Ben Ainslie formed his America’s Cup team in 2014 to bring the trophy back to Britain, and after falling short in 2017 and 2021, he says he’ll continue until he completes the mission. While the most successful Olympic nation expected more from INEOS Team UK, it took Team New …

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Luna Rossa wins Prada Cup Final

The G.H. Mumm Champagne was flowing for Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli who sailed to victory today in the Prada Cup Final. The Italians winning the Series 7-1 over INEOS Team UK, now move onto the America’s Cup Match, the ultimate goal four years in the making, starting in 12 day’s …

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The 17th Edition of PalmaVela is Postponed to October

The Real Club Náutico de Palma announces the postponement of the 17th edition of the PalmaVela regatta, which was scheduled for this coming May, due to the current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.The event, which will feature an offshore race for boats equal to or greater than nine meters in …

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11th Hour Racing and the 52 SUPER SERIES: A Success Story to Grow and Extend as New Three-Year Agreement is Signed

Extending a successful six-year relationship that has grown stronger and more productive with each racing season, the 52 SUPER SERIES and 11th Hour Racing announced today a new three-year agreement. From small, simple initiatives that began in 2015 focused on the circuit’s community of sailors and staff, the sponsorship has …

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Prada Cup: Britain poised for comeback

The history of Great Britain in the America’s Cup is not great, and it has been a mission of 5-time Olympic medalist Ben Ainslie to change that. After he helped USA defend in 2013, he launched his own team in 2017 but failed to deliver. Hoping for more success in …

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Storm study is bad news for Bermuda

Hurricanes are blasting Bermuda with wind speeds that have more than doubled in strength over the last 66 years, due to rising ocean temperatures in the region as a result of climate change, according to a new study. Within a 62-mile (100 kilometers) radius of Bermuda, the average maximum wind speed …

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Massive Superyacht Phocea damaged in fire

Published on February 18th, 2021The 246-foot sailing yacht Phocea caught fire February 18 off an island near Langkawi, Malaysia. While at anchor less than one nautical mile northeast of Pulau Singa Kecil (Lion Island), the yacht was tended to by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), who rescued seven crewmembers who …

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Prada Cup returns to the race course

The Prada Cup Challenger Selection Series Finals get underway again on February 20 for Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and INEOS Team UK. After the competition to select the America’s Cup challenger held four races, all won by the Luna Rossa team, the Finals have been on hold after the discovery …

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Tokyo 2020: Pieces coming into place

It’s all systems go for 350 sailors from 60 nations to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with ten sailing events to be held over 30 miles to the southwest of Tokyo on Sagami Bay in Enoshima, Japan. After the one year postponement due to COVID-19, there’s growing confidence for …

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