Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.
12 January 2014 10:31 PM
Second-half was a true contest of will and power on a spring-like day
08 January 2014 04:28 PM
The quadruple gold and silver medal Olympic champion opens his campaign in the 40-foot catamarans in Singapore next month
29 December 2013 09:40 PM
A record-equalling seven first home wins has been set by Bob Oatley’s 100-foot Wild Oats in the annual Sydney to Hobart Race but mixed conditions along the 628-mile route south meant that an elapsed time of 2d 6hr 7min 27sec was over 11 hours outside the record set by Oatley’s skipper Mark Richards last year.
Two sailors rescued after being caught in violent storm on the Atlantic Ocean as they returned from Transat Jacques Vabre
24 December 2013 02:29 PM
The pair were picked up Norwegian freighter en route for Rotterdam after previous attempts to help them failed
13 November 2013 10:12 PM
Britain's best young hopes for success in the doublehanded Transat Jacques Vabre have become the latest victims of gear failure.
12 November 2013 04:15 PM
Lalou Roucayrol and Mayeul Riffel are just short of Lisbson
06 November 2013 01:00 PM
The voyage originally completed by Christopher Columbus was covered in six days 14hrs 29mins 21secs
02 November 2013 12:14 PM
5,460-mile race will now start on Monday after weather condition force organisers to delay start
01 November 2013 06:02 PM
Weather which has blown the first leg of the Mini-Transat to bits, kept Thomas Coville pinned in Brest waiting to start a round the world record, but released Yann Guichard and Dona Bertarelli’s 131-foot trimaran on its Route of Discovery record attempt, on Friday threw uncertainty into the start on Sunday of the double-handed Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV) race from Le Havre to Itajai, Brazil.
31 October 2013 06:23 PM
Why, if you were the boss of an F1 team, would you swap, on race day, the glitzy Yas marina that is part of Abu Dhabi formula one race track for the Bassin Paul Vatine marina in Le Havre?
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