Two crewmembers on an RAF sailing trip in Tenerife died yesterday when their 35ft yacht was wrecked when trying to enter a harbour in 80mph winds and breaking seas

Dalton and Club Med are through the Doldrums and with 2,310 miles left Marseilles, she has only 10 % of the course left to race

Comings and goings in Wellington

Wellington (New Zealand), transit port for The Race. This morning at dawn, just when the giant catamaran Team Adventure was casting off, Team Legato, the catamaran of Briton Tony Bullimore,…

Forestay breaks on Kingfisher

Ellen devastated, as KINGFISHER narrowly escapes disaster as Genoa Forestay (main piece of rigging holding mast forward) fails at top of mast – but the mast holds, for now at…

Is Ellen short of sails?

The battle for the crown continues between the two leaders of the Vendée Globe, Michel Desjoyeaux (PRB) and Ellen MacArthur (Kingfisher), both probably unaware that, because of their incredibly close…

Only the Atlantic left

BATTLES TO WIN AND LOSE By Philippe Jeantot The return to Atlantic waters has been quite a shock for those Vendée Globe skippers who have already rounded Cape Horn. The…

Goss’s dream abandoned?

Pete Goss has abondoned has giant catamaran during a mid-Atlantic storm. Will Team Philips ever sail again?