Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.
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.
21 January 2015 12:03 AM
The series of eight regattas sees the return of Germany and St Petersburg, with the Cardiff regatta brought forward to June
13 January 2015 08:03 PM
The team will instead 'assess other racing opportunities and learn about the latest sailing technology'
26 December 2014 12:31 PM
Fleet of 117 set sail on race south
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'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
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