Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.
12 September 2013 04:50 PM
The defender lost race five when in the leas
11 September 2013 12:09 AM
Four defeats down, the America's Cup defender, Oracle Team USA, retired hurt from the race track on San Francisco Bay, declining to contest race six against their gritty challengers from Emirates Team New Zealand.
08 September 2013 11:05 PM
The America’s Cup turned into a genuine contest in San Francisco as defender, Oracle Team USA, scored its first point over what had looked like a comfortably better Emirates Team New Zealand.
03 September 2013 11:26 PM
Three of the America's Cup defence team have been banned from taking any further part in the sport's pinnacle event, which starts in California on Saturday.
31 August 2013 05:49 PM
Silver in the Europeans last month has been followed by silver at the Finn class world championship for Ed Wright in Tallinn, Estonia, the venue which Britain boycotted for when it staged 1980 Olympic Games sailing.
26 August 2013 07:00 PM
Defending champion Leigh McMillan mastered some very tricky, light air conditions over four days of the regatta to win the Cardiff grand prix in the Extreme Sailing Series. The British Olympian, who has his sights set on Rio in 2016 now that the multihull class has been restored, leads a The Wave Muscat team that is part of the Oman Sail programme.
25 August 2013 11:59 PM
Emirates Team New Zealand will go head to head with Oracle Team USA for the America’s Cup next month.
23 August 2013 04:33 PM
With a re-shuffled cast of players, Cardiff has also become the launch city for a new Chinese yacht racing team as it hosts this weekend’s Extreme Sailing Series regatta for the second year in succession.
21 August 2013 10:49 PM
Hallelujah! A full two-race programme completed by both boats in the Louis Vuitton Cup elimination series for the America's Cup. Races four and five were free of either boat being damaged or the wind being too strong and Emirates Team New Zealand won both of them to go 4-1 up in the best of 13 series over the Prada-backed Italians in Luna Rossa.
19 August 2013 09:36 PM
Saved by the wind, the Italian America’s Cup challenger Luna Rossa was saved the embarrassment of having to pull out of the fourth race of the Louis Vuitton Cup as hammers were being wielded to make a repair to their crippled boat.
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