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Alex Thomson at the mast

Hugo Boss Bleeds Miles in Vendée Globe

The Vendée Globe has been further shaped by attrition. Englishman Alex Thomson continues to bleed miles and positions while effecting repairs to his stricken IMOCA 60 Hugo Boss.
America's Cup

The Latest America’s Cup News

The first racing between the teams will be the Prada America's Cup World Series Auckland and Christmas Race coming up on December 17-20.
3 Express 37s racing

Yacht Racing in the Age of COVID-19

The year 2020 will be remembered for several unrelated reasons, but the coronavirus has proved the most daunting for sailboat racing. It has challenged on several fronts…
Crowd in the rain with the Cup trophy

The Politics of War, America’s Cup Style

Just when you thought everyone involved with the America’s Cup in New Zealand was going to “give peace a chance,” it seems like it's a battle on all fronts.
Dominic Marchal Marchal Sailmakers

On the Alert for Sonic Death Monkey

With thousands of boats racing, cruising and daysailing between the Delta, San Francisco Bay, Mexico and the South Pacific, the odds seem small that your boat will end up on the cover.
race start

Vendée Globe Competitors Suffer Damage Already

The 2020-21 Vendée Globe started on Sunday afternoon off Les Sables-d'Olonne in western France. In most years, the start of the race is impressive, with hundreds of thousands of spectators…