Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.
America's Cup 2017: San Diego set to lose out to Bermuda in race to stage sailings blue riband event
21 November 2014 02:31 AM
The decision will be formally announced in New York on 2 December
Volvo Round the World race 2014: Dongfeng twice recovers from major damage to challenge Ian Walker's Abu Dhabi
06 November 2014 04:04 PM
Walker holds a near-three-mile lead over Chinese entry Dongfeng
Volvo Round the World race 2014: Ian Walker skippers Abu Dhabi team to victory in first leg from Alicante to Cape Town
06 November 2014 04:00 PM
Walker's crew held off the challenge from Charles Caudrelier skippering the Chinese entry Dongfeng and Bouwe Bekking’s Brunel
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.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 President Obama comments on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train