Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.
07 June 2014 06:08 PM
Williams scores 10-1 to finish first with Phil Robertson in second
06 June 2014 09:13 PM
30 sailors will race in all 10 classes against their international rivals on the same racecourses which have been designated for 2016
03 June 2014 09:44 PM
Competitors for an at least £50m. assault on the America’s Cup may not even make it to the final shoot-out under the new rules issued months after they were expected for the next event in 2017. Nor do they know where the racing will be staged, but they do know they have to stump up $2m. in entry fees, to be paid in two instalments this year, and find an additional performance bond of $1m. plus guaranteeing to insure all their team members and be responsible for their safety. This is consequential on the death of British gold medallist Andrew Simpson while training with the Swedish challenger Artemis on San Francisco Bay in May 2013.
27 May 2014 05:14 PM
Fighting fit and raring to go, four times world match racing tour champion Ian Williams has stepped up the intensity of his crew’s preparations as he bids for a record-breaking fifth title in Germany next week.
08 May 2014 05:22 PM
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06 April 2014 07:00 PM
Xavier Chiocci and Drew Mitchell crossed to give Toulon victory but Jonny Wilkinson was forced off following a heavy collision
America’s Cup 2017: Sir Ben Ainslie waiting on AC35 format before decision to mount British challenge
05 April 2014 10:22 AM
A moment of truth is rushing up for Sir Ben Ainslie and his hopes of mounting a British challenge for the next America’s Cup. The format for the next Cup, AC35, in 2017 was expected in March. Latest whispers say it could be next Monday or Tuesday. Even then, it will be incomplete.
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