Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014: British Olympic silver medalist Ian Walker sets new record as he takes spoils
16 August 2014 03:36 PM
Walker completed the Britain and Ireland race in 4 days, 13 hours, 10 minutes and 28 seconds to take victory
14 August 2014 09:14 PM
Musandam-Oman Sail 's three days, three hours, 32 minutes and 36 seconds time has shaved almost 17 minutes from the previous 75 hours plus benchmark
13 August 2014 08:04 PM
Racing down the west coast of Ireland, the six of Oman’s best were still on target to break Loick Peyron's record for racing non-stop in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race and his giant Banque Populaire was twice the length of Sidney Gavignet’s Musandam-Oman Sail.
12 August 2014 06:39 PM
Sidney Gavignet and the crew of the 70-foot trimaran Oman Sail-Musandam have set a storming pace in the delayed Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race, covering over 600 miles in 24 hours and having rounded the turning point of Outer Stack, Muckle Flugga and heading south outside Ireland.
10 August 2014 03:04 PM
Giles Scott’s domination of the Olympic Finn class singlehander delivered Britain’s only gold medal for the British sailing team, but three silver and four bronze medals were added to the overall British tally at the Aquece Rio International Regatta on the Guanabara Bay 2016 Olympic sailing venue in Brazil.
09 August 2014 11:12 AM
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09 August 2014 01:21 AM
With typical bravura style, the Kiwis became the first to make a formal announcement that it will again challenge for the America’s Cup, date in 2017 to be announced, venue to be announced.
07 August 2014 05:47 PM
“They won’t like it,” said the veteran Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
03 August 2014 04:20 PM
It started with a bobble, needed a major comeback in the semi-finals, squeaked into the final on the last 50 metres of the deciding fifth race, and then Ian Williams went on to lift the Polish match racing championship in Sopot. Williams has won the world championship four times and wants it back for what would be a record fifth time and, if at times things seemed to be running against him, the gods were on his side when it mattered, even to cutting short his final against Mathieu Richard of France. The clock came to his aid when he was 2-1 up in the best of five and the celebrations could begin.
Alpari World Match Racing Tour: Ian Williams triumphs in quarter finals in Poland as Canfield cruises to semis
02 August 2014 01:43 PM
Williams saw off the challenge from local hero Karol Jablonski
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