Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.
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
05 October 2014 11:49 PM
As Morgan Larson steered Ernesto Bertarelli’s Alinghi to another grand prix victory in the Extreme Sailing Series at Nice, and his great rival and defending champion, a crestfallen Leigh McMillan, had a shocker in The Wave, Muscat, so Britain’s multiple Olympic medallist Ben Ainslie saw a “massive learning curve” deliver a series-best third place.
Extreme Sailing Series 2014: Morgan Larson powers Switzerland’s Alinghi team into commanding lead as Leigh McMillan endures a day to forget
04 October 2014 07:58 PM
The defending champion of 2013 was bottom of the heap, 40 points behind Alinghi and needing to pull something out of the bag to stay in touch
03 October 2014 11:19 PM
Nice, Riviera favourite of the British for over 100 years, was almost too nice for the second day running of the Extreme Sailing Series but revelling in the extended summer conditions was Denmark’s Realteam, still leading at the halfway stage.
30 September 2014 06:21 PM
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9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
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Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign
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