The professional racing on these classic — and formerly Olympic-class — boats in Nassau has been exciting to watch, and the coverage, including the graphics and play-by-play announcing is of a caliber equivalent to the sailing itself.
British solo sailor Susie Goodall has been rescued from her boat, dismasted in a Southern Ocean storm.
Susie Goodall's Rustler 36 pitchpoled and dismasted in the Southern Ocean some 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn today.
Following 10 months of touring around the planet, Ernesto Bertarelli's Alinghi team closed the grand finale in first place on the double-points Act leaderboard.
Suddenly, the boat was as picked up by a huge wave and surfed down the forward face. The bows dug in and the boat went end-for-end before rolling out on her side.
Route du Rhum Happy The Route du Rhum — now more than three weeks old — is entering its closing stages, though many boats remain on the more than 3,500-mile course. More »
Hugo Boss Runs Aground The 11th edition of the Route du Rhum solo transatlantic race has continued to deliver thrilling surprises and heartbreaking blown leads, this time in the premier IMOCA 60 monohull fleet. More »
The 11th edition of the Route du Rhum solo transatlantic race has been a barn-burner since the get-go, with just two boats in contention to finish first since the early stages. More »
This 11th edition of the Route du Rhum solo transatlantic race has been a challenging one for the competitors and their boats. Autumn has set in across western Europe and the North Atlantic ocean, and the weather pattern has been one depression after another. More »
Just as we were finishing up this morning’s ‘Lectronic Latitude, we received a “Stop Presses” email from the Golden Globe solo around-the-world race. Jean-Luc Van Den Heede (aka VDH) was leading his seven remaining competitors by more than 2,000 miles when he suffered a knockdown today aboard Matmut. More »
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