Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.
02 April 2015 05:36 PM
Prada fashion house boss Patrizio Bertelli has announced that he is pulling Italy and his Luna Rossa sailing team out of the next America’s Cup in 2017.
01 April 2015 10:13 AM
British government have handed out £7.5m
14 March 2015 10:55 PM
A second inshore race win for the all-woman crew on Sweden’s SCA boosted confidence for skipper Sam Davies, plus Libby Greenhalgh and Dee Caffari of Britain, ahead of the delayed fifth leg of the Volvo round the world race from Auckland to Itajai, Brazil.
Volvo Ocean Race 2015: Mapfre records its first victory in Auckland ahead of the Ian Walker-skippered Abu Dhabi
28 February 2015 12:52 PM
Walker is still waiting for his first leg victory of the round the world race
14 February 2015 09:50 AM
Williams was tied on four titles each with Australia’s Peter Gilmour, whose son David he beat in the quarter-final
World Match Racing Series 2015: Ian Williams takes three wins to lead the way at the Monsoon Cup finale
11 February 2015 10:19 AM
Defending champion, Taylor Canfield of the U.S. Virgin Islands, was still hanging like a huge shadow over Williams at the end of day two
09 February 2015 12:19 PM
By spreading into other countries as part of a marketing offensive, they have ended up with a currency defence mechanism
08 February 2015 11:20 PM
The Marina Bay race track was littered with traps and windless parking spots
Extreme Sailing Series 2015: Olympic gold medallist Roman Hagara holds three point lead as the sunshine brings out the weekend crowds
07 February 2015 11:03 AM
The third day of the Extreme Sailing Series on downtown Singapore’s Marina Bay sees the Austrian lead the Danish duo of Jes Gram-Hansen and Rasmus Køstner heading into the final day
06 February 2015 06:11 PM
Wet, but up and down winds, on the second day of the opening 2015 Extreme Sailing Series saw the old guard lay down a marker but a couple of the new boys let them know that there would be no cheap points on offer this ninth season. Singapore provides a tricky track on a Marina Bay surrounded by wind-bending tall buildings laying some traps for the unwary. The Australian Seve Jarvin found the wall of the casino much more unyielding than the bowsprit of GAC Pindar, which duly snapped off and cost him four races.
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
General Election 2015: Polish prince challenges Nigel Farage to a duel over immigration question
- 1 BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 2 18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
- 3 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes
- 4 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats
- 5 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'