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Stuart Alexander

Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.

Ian Walker and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing win Volvo Ocean Race in

Team Alvimedica, the Turkish/American entry skippered by Charlie Enright, won the final leg of the Volvo round the race from Lorient to Gothenberg, but the overall winner, with a leg to spare, was British double Olympic silver medallist Ian Walker and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.

Giles Scott wins gold at the Sailing World Cup

The domination of Giles Scott in the heavy Olympic singlehanded Finn class brought another gold medal at the inaugural re-launch of the Sailing World Cup in Hyeres. Another Brit, Ed Wright, secured the bronze, sandwiching Vasilij Zbogar of Slovenia and confirmed Britain’s authority in the class which started with Iain Percy winning gold in Sydney and Ben Ainslie taking up the baton for three more.

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