It was the Multi70 Maserati in a duel against the MOD70 Argo. The two combatants ripped up the islands tour, hitting speeds of 30 knots. Maserati led at Guadeloupe by 12 miles.
SailGP racing on six foiling F50 catamarans is off and running. The event ran three races yesterday afternoon (February 15 in Australia). Three more races are on the schedule for today.
While the Stars & Stripes America's Cup 36 Team is actively recruiting American sailors, the team's helmsman has signed on with SailGP's American team. Taylor Canfield…
SailGP is embarking on this, its inaugural season. The tour will come to San Francisco on the weekend of May 4-5. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, February 21, at SailGP.com/SanFrancisco.
Mark Slats, 41, took second place in the nonstop, round-the-world, solo Golden Globe Race last night aboard his Rustler 36 Ophen Maverick.
The Falmouth Coastguard has issued an 'All Ships Alert' for British singlehanded sailor Robin Davie. His Rustler 36 is now three days overdue on a 300-mile solo voyage across the English Channel.
“The 50th running of the race is a great milestone, and we have an incredible turnout," said John Sangmeister. In addition to the 92 amazing teams listed on the race website, Sangmeister claims to have loose verbal commitments from several others that would push the fleet past the century mark.
While it rains in Northern California this weekend, the sunny, breezy 5O5 World Championship will continue down under in Fremantle, Australia.
As of this writing, just 10 yachts have completed the 74th running of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race. But by the time you’re reading this, boats should be finishing in droves as various classes begin to arrive in Hobart, seemingly in lockstep. More »
Regular readers of 'Lectronic Latitude may recall that we reported on the capsize of Greg Slyngstad's catamaran Fujin back in February. The Seattle sailor's Bieker 53 was racing in the wild RORC Caribbean 600 when she flipped.
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