Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.
23 November 2014 01:49 AM
75-year old covers 3,542-mile course from St Malo to Guadeloupe in 20d 7h 52m 22s
America's Cup 2017: San Diego set to lose out to Bermuda in race to stage sailings blue riband event
21 November 2014 02:31 AM
The decision will be formally announced in New York on 2 December
Volvo Round the World race 2014: Dongfeng twice recovers from major damage to challenge Ian Walker's Abu Dhabi
06 November 2014 04:04 PM
Walker holds a near-three-mile lead over Chinese entry Dongfeng
Volvo Round the World race 2014: Ian Walker skippers Abu Dhabi team to victory in first leg from Alicante to Cape Town
06 November 2014 04:00 PM
Walker's crew held off the challenge from Charles Caudrelier skippering the Chinese entry Dongfeng and Bouwe Bekking’s Brunel
America's Cup 2015: Sixth challenger expected to be announced as Portsmouth expects to stage first of the ACWS regattas
01 November 2014 11:12 AM
Sir Ben Ainslie's British challenge is likely to use 45-foot wing-powered catamarans for the race next June
Route du Rhum 2014: 250,000 set to line the banks of Brittany to wave off 91 singlehanded sailors on their wet and windy path to exhaustion
01 November 2014 11:09 AM
Sailling fans will flock to dockside of St Malo on Sunday for the start of the pan-Atlantic race destined for the French West Indies
30 October 2014 01:08 PM
Gavignet and veteran Sir Robin target successful test in Route du Rhum
23 October 2014 04:27 PM
West is best has long been the mantra of those racing south down the Atlantic and it is the two boats furthest west when attacking the booby trap of the Doldrums on the first leg of the Volvo round the world race from Alicante to Cape Town that were celebrating conventional wisdom with what could be a decisive break yesterday.
Volvo Ocean Race 2014: Luck, guile and fitness will be key to whichever crew triumphs in 38,739-mile, eight-month battle
10 October 2014 09:51 AM
The seven teams competing for the round-the-world title are preparing in Alicante ahead of what will be a gruelling journey in a variety of conditions
08 October 2014 06:38 PM
He is competing in the Volvo Ocean Race
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Myleene Klass: Ed Miliband 'strikes back' by comparing UK's need for Labour's mansion tax to Hear'Say track
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