Sporting Digest: Sailing

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The Independent Online
Mike Golding has unveiled his new Open 60 Team Group 4 at Southampton as he prepares for the single-handed Atlantic Alone race from Falmouth on 5 July, which feeds into the Around Alone, with stops in Cape Town, Auckland and Punta del Este, starting from Charleston, N Carolina, on 26 September.

Britain's Andy Beadsworth has secured the sixth slot in the second round of the Soling World Match Racing Championships in Rotterdam, squeezing out the Russian Georgi Shaiduko. He joins Jochen Schumann (Ger), Stig Westergaard (Den), Philippe Presti (Fr), Herman Johnannessen (Nor) and Neville Whittey (Aus).