• Mark Lloyd

    Transat Jacques Vabre – Class40s

    by  • 6 November 2013 • 11th hour racing, April/Deltacalor, Armel Tripon, Aurelien Ducroz, Aymeric Chappellier, Bertrand Guillonneau, Bet1128, Brian Thompson, Bruno Jourdren, Campagne de France, Caterham Challenge, Catherine Pourre, Class 40, Concise 8, Croix du Sud, Damien Rousseau, Damien Seguin, Denis van Weynbergh, Dominique Rivard, Dunkerque-Planete Enfants, Earwen, Ecoelec-Fantronic, ERDF - Des pieds et Des mains, Eric Darni, Fabien Delahaye, Fabrice Amedeo, fantastica, Florent Bernard, France, gaetano mura, GDF SUEZ, Goulven Royer, Groupe Picoty, Halvard Mabire, Hannah Jenner, Jean- Christophe Caso, Jean-Edouard Criquioche, Jorg Riechers, Lionel Regnier, Louis Duc, mare, Marie-Galante, Mark Lloyd, Matouba, Matthieu Alluin, Michelle Zwagerman, Mike Gascoyne, Miranda Merron, MR BRICOLAGE, Obportus3, Offshore, Olivier Roussey, Patrick Conway, Philippe Burger, Phoenix Europe, Pierre Brasseur, Pietro d'Ali, Proximedia - Sauvez Mon Enfant, Region Poitou Charentes, Rob Windsor, Sam Manuard, Sebastien Audigane, Sebastien Rogues, SNCF-Géodis, Solidaires en Peloton, stefano raspadori, Stephanie Alran, Tales Santander 2014, Thibaut Vauchel-Camus, Thomas Ruyant, Tim Darni, Transat Jacques Vabre, Two-handed, vaquita, Victorien Erussard, Wilfrid Clerton, Yannick Bestaven, Yoann Richomme

    The most competitive element of the Transat Jacques Vabre, if it does finally set sail tomorrow, will be the Class40, featuring by far the biggest fleet in the French biennial doublehanded race dowread more

    Transat Jacques Vabre – Class40s

    by  • 6 November 2013 • 11th hour racing, April/Deltacalor, Armel Tripon, Aurelien Ducroz, Aymeric Chappellier, Bertrand Guillonneau, Bet1128, Brian Thompson, Bruno Jourdren, Campagne de France, Caterham Challenge, Catherine Pourre, Class 40, Concise 8, Croix du Sud, Damien Rousseau, Damien Seguin, Denis van Weynbergh, Dominique Rivard, Dunkerque-Planete Enfants, Earwen, Ecoelec-Fantronic, ERDF - Des pieds et Des mains, Eric Darni, Fabien Delahaye, Fabrice Amedeo, fantastica, Florent Bernard, France, gaetano mura, GDF SUEZ, Goulven Royer, Groupe Picoty, Halvard Mabire, Hannah Jenner, Jean- Christophe Caso, Jean-Edouard Criquioche, Jorg Riechers, Lionel Regnier, Louis Duc, mare, Marie-Galante, Mark Lloyd, Matouba, Matthieu Alluin, Michelle Zwagerman, Mike Gascoyne, Miranda Merron, MR BRICOLAGE, Obportus3, Offshore, Olivier Roussey, Patrick Conway, Philippe Burger, Phoenix Europe, Pierre Brasseur, Pietro d'Ali, Proximedia - Sauvez Mon Enfant, Region Poitou Charentes, Rob Windsor, Sam Manuard, Sebastien Audigane, Sebastien Rogues, SNCF-Géodis, Solidaires en Peloton, stefano raspadori, Stephanie Alran, Tales Santander 2014, Thibaut Vauchel-Camus, Thomas Ruyant, Tim Darni, Transat Jacques Vabre, Two-handed, vaquita, Victorien Erussard, Watt & Sea, Wilfrid Clerton, Yannick Bestaven, Yoann Richomme

    The most competitive element of the Transat Jacques Vabre, if it does finally set sail tomorrow, will be the Class40, featuring by far the biggest fleet in the French biennial doublehanded race dowread more

    Spindrift 2 on stand-by

    by  • 10 October 2013 • Antoine Carraz, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Erwan Tabarly, France, Francois Morvan, G Class, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Mark Lloyd, Nicolas Texier, Offshore, Records, Sebastien Marsset, Spindrift Racing, Thierry Douillard, Xavier Revil, Yann Guichard

    The 40m maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 has arrived in Portimao, southern Portugal, where Dona Bertarelli, Yann Guichard and their crew of 12 are now on standby, waiting for the optimum weatherread more

    The Wave, Muscat nails it

    by  • 6 October 2013 • Alinghi, Anna Tunnicliffe, Arnaud Jarlegan, Arnaud Psarofaghis, Brad Farrand, Bryan Mettraux, ChinaSpirit, Ed Smyth, extreme 40, Extreme Sailing Series, France, gac pindar, Garth Ellingham, Hans Peter Steinacher, Harry THurston, Hashim Al Rashdi, Inshore, Jean-Christophe Mourniac, Jerome Clerc, Jes Gram-Hansen, Julien Cressant, Kinley Fowler, Leigh McMillan, Llang Wu, Louis Viat, Mark Lloyd, Matt Steven, Matthew Adams, Mikkel Røssberg, Morgan Larson, multihulls, Musab Al Hadi, Muscat, Nick Catley, Nicky Moore, Nicolai Sehested, Nils Frei, Pete Cumming, Pete Greenhalgh, Phil Robertson, Pierre Pennec, Pierre-Yves Jorand, Rasmus Kostner, Realteam, red bull sailing team, Romain Petit, Roman Hagara, SAP Extreme Sailing Team, Shaun Mason, Simon Cooke, Stephane Christidis, the first club by ALL4ONE, The Wave, Thierry Wassem, Will Tiller, Yves Detrey

    After sailing a near faultless regatta, The Wave, Muscat was crowned champion of the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice, presented by Land Rover.read more

    Breeze abates on the Baie des Anges

    by  • 5 October 2013 • Alinghi, Anna Tunnicliffe, Arnaud Jarlegan, Arnaud Psarofaghis, Brad Farrand, Bryan Mettraux, ChinaSpirit, Ed Smyth, extreme 40, Extreme Sailing Series, France, gac pindar, Garth Ellingham, Hans Peter Steinacher, Harry THurston, Hashim Al Rashdi, Inshore, Jean-Christophe Mourniac, Jerome Clerc, Jes Gram-Hansen, Julien Cressant, Kinley Fowler, Leigh McMillan, Llang Wu, Louis Viat, Mark Lloyd, Matt Steven, Matthew Adams, Mikkel Røssberg, Morgan Larson, multihulls, Musab Al Hadi, Muscat, Nick Catley, Nicky Moore, Nicolai Sehested, Nils Frei, Pete Cumming, Pete Greenhalgh, Phil Robertson, Pierre Pennec, Pierre-Yves Jorand, Rasmus Kostner, Realteam, red bull sailing team, Romain Petit, Roman Hagara, SAP Extreme Sailing Team, Shaun Mason, Simon Cooke, Stephane Christidis, the first club by ALL4ONE, The Wave, Thierry Wassem, Will Tiller, Yves Detrey

    There was a change of pace on the penultimate day’s racing at the Extreme Sailing Series Nice presented by Land Rover today, where the big winds abated to be replaced with a much fresher breeread more

    Another big day in Nice

    by  • 4 October 2013 • Alinghi, Anna Tunnicliffe, Arnaud Jarlegan, Arnaud Psarofaghis, Brad Farrand, Bryan Mettraux, ChinaSpirit, Ed Smyth, extreme 40, Extreme Sailing Series, France, gac pindar, Garth Ellingham, Hans Peter Steinacher, Harry THurston, Hashim Al Rashdi, Inshore, Jean-Christophe Mourniac, Jerome Clerc, Jes Gram-Hansen, Julien Cressant, Kinley Fowler, Leigh McMillan, Llang Wu, Louis Viat, Mark Lloyd, Matt Steven, Matthew Adams, Mikkel Røssberg, Morgan Larson, multihulls, Multimedia, Musab Al Hadi, Muscat, Nick Catley, Nicky Moore, Nicolai Sehested, Nils Frei, Pete Cumming, Pete Greenhalgh, Phil Robertson, Pierre Pennec, Pierre-Yves Jorand, Rasmus Kostner, Realteam, red bull sailing team, Romain Petit, Roman Hagara, SAP Extreme Sailing Team, Shaun Mason, Simon Cooke, Stephane Christidis, the first club by ALL4ONE, The Wave, Thierry Wassem, Will Tiller, Yves Detrey

    The intensity ramped up a level as fleet moved into Stadium Racing mode today at the Extreme Sailing Series Nice, presented by Land Rover, as the French Riviera continued to push the fleet to theirread more

    The Wave relishes strong conditions

    by  • 3 October 2013 • Alinghi, Anna Tunnicliffe, Arnaud Jarlegan, Arnaud Psarofaghis, Brad Farrand, Bryan Mettraux, ChinaSpirit, Ed Smyth, extreme 40, Extreme Sailing Series, France, gac pindar, Garth Ellingham, Hans Peter Steinacher, Harry THurston, Hashim Al Rashdi, Inshore, Jean-Christophe Mourniac, Jerome Clerc, Jes Gram-Hansen, Julien Cressant, Kinley Fowler, Leigh McMillan, Llang Wu, Louis Viat, Mark Lloyd, Matt Steven, Matthew Adams, Mikkel Røssberg, Morgan Larson, multihulls, Musab Al Hadi, Muscat, Nick Catley, Nicky Moore, Nicolai Sehested, Nils Frei, Pete Cumming, Pete Greenhalgh, Phil Robertson, Pierre Pennec, Pierre-Yves Jorand, Rasmus Kostner, Realteam, red bull sailing team, Romain Petit, Roman Hagara, SAP Extreme Sailing Team, Shaun Mason, Simon Cooke, Stephane Christidis, the first club by ALL4ONE, The Wave, Thierry Wassem, Will Tiller, Yves Detrey

    "Extreme", "on the edge" and "intense" was how the fleet of elite Extreme 40 sailors described an action packed opening day of racing at the Extreme Sailing Series, Niread more

    The Wave comes out on top

    by  • 26 August 2013 • Alinghi, Anna Tunnicliffe, Brad Farrand, Bruno Barbarin, Cedric Schmidt, ChinaSpirit, Chris Grube, Dave Evans, Ed Smyth, extreme 40, Extreme Sailing Series, gac pindar, Garth Ellingham, Graeme Spence, Hans Peter Steinacher, Hashim Al Rashdi, Ian Williams, Inshore, James Williamson, Jerome Clerc, Jes Gram-Hansen, Leigh McMillan, Mark Lloyd, Matthew Adams, Mikkel Røssberg, Morgan Larson, multihulls, Multimedia, Musab Al Hadi, Nick Catley, Nicky Moore, Nicolai Sehested, Nils Frei, Pete Cumming, Pete Greenhalgh, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Yves Jorand, Rasmus Kostner, Realteam, red bull sailing team, Roman Hagara, SAP Extreme Sailing Team, Simon Cooke, Søren Secher, Tanguy Cariou, Team Wales Land Rover, the wave muscat, Thierry Wassem, Thomas Hedegaard, Tom Blampied, Trystan Seal, Tudur Owen, United Kingdom, Will Howden, William Wu, Yves Detrey

    In excess of 120,000 people, the biggest crowds the circuit has witnessed in its seven-year history, crammed around Cardiff Bay over the four days of the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff presented byread more

    21 races, but Alinghi and The Wave are still tied

    by  • 25 August 2013 • Alinghi, Anna Tunnicliffe, Brad Farrand, Bruno Barbarin, Cedric Schmidt, ChinaSpirit, Chris Grube, Dave Evans, Ed Smyth, extreme 40, Extreme Sailing Series, gac pindar, Garth Ellingham, Graeme Spence, Hans Peter Steinacher, Hashim Al Rashdi, Ian Williams, Inshore, James Williamson, Jerome Clerc, Jes Gram-Hansen, Leigh McMillan, Mark Lloyd, Matthew Adams, Mikkel Røssberg, Morgan Larson, multihulls, Musab Al Hadi, Nick Catley, Nicky Moore, Nicolai Sehested, Nils Frei, Pete Cumming, Pete Greenhalgh, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Yves Jorand, Rasmus Kostner, Realteam, red bull sailing team, Roman Hagara, SAP Extreme Sailing Team, Simon Cooke, Søren Secher, Tanguy Cariou, Team Wales Land Rover, the wave muscat, Thierry Wassem, Thomas Hedegaard, Tom Blampied, Trystan Seal, Tudur Owen, United Kingdom, Will Howden, William Wu, Yves Detrey

    As the public descended on Cardiff Bay in their thousands to watch the eight teams in action at the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff presented by Land Rover, the intensity on the Extreme 40 playgrounread more

    Breeze up in Cardiff

    by  • 24 August 2013 • Alinghi, Anna Tunnicliffe, Brad Farrand, Bruno Barbarin, Cedric Schmidt, ChinaSpirit, Chris Grube, Dave Evans, Ed Smyth, extreme 40, Extreme Sailing Series, gac pindar, Garth Ellingham, Graeme Spence, Hans Peter Steinacher, Hashim Al Rashdi, Ian Williams, Inshore, James Williamson, Jerome Clerc, Jes Gram-Hansen, Leigh McMillan, Mark Lloyd, Matthew Adams, Mikkel Røssberg, Morgan Larson, multihulls, Multimedia, Musab Al Hadi, Nick Catley, Nicolai Sehested, Nils Frei, Pete Cumming, Pete Greenhalgh, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Yves Jorand, Rasmus Kostner, Realteam, red bull sailing team, Roman Hagara, SAP Extreme Sailing Team, Simon Cooke, Søren Secher, Tanguy Cariou, Team Wales Land Rover, the wave muscat, Thierry Wassem, Thomas Hedegaard, Tom Blampied, Trystan Seal, Tudur Owen, United Kingdom, Will Howden, William Wu, Yves Detrey

    In stark contrast to day one of the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff, today, the sun was out, the rain had stopped and the breeze was up.read more

    Watch the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff live

    by  • 24 August 2013 • Alinghi, Anna Tunnicliffe, Brad Farrand, Bruno Barbarin, Cedric Schmidt, ChinaSpirit, Chris Grube, Dave Evans, Ed Smyth, extreme 40, Extreme Sailing Series, gac pindar, Garth Ellingham, Graeme Spence, Hans Peter Steinacher, Hashim Al Rashdi, Ian Williams, Inshore, James Williamson, Jerome Clerc, Jes Gram-Hansen, Leigh McMillan, Mark Lloyd, Matthew Adams, Mikkel Røssberg, Morgan Larson, multihulls, Musab Al Hadi, Nick Catley, Nicolai Sehested, Nils Frei, Pete Cumming, Pete Greenhalgh, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Yves Jorand, Rasmus Kostner, Realteam, red bull sailing team, Roman Hagara, SAP Extreme Sailing Team, Simon Cooke, Søren Secher, Tanguy Cariou, Team Wales Land Rover, the wave muscat, Thierry Wassem, Thomas Hedegaard, Tom Blampied, Trystan Seal, Tudur Owen, United Kingdom, Will Howden, William Wu, Yves Detrey

     

    Swiss lake day….with rain

    by  • 23 August 2013 • Alinghi, Anna Tunnicliffe, Brad Farrand, Bruno Barbarin, Cedric Schmidt, ChinaSpirit, Chris Grube, Dave Evans, Ed Smyth, extreme 40, Extreme Sailing Series, gac pindar, Garth Ellingham, Graeme Spence, Hans Peter Steinacher, Hashim Al Rashdi, Ian Williams, Inshore, James Williamson, Jerome Clerc, Jes Gram-Hansen, Leigh McMillan, Mark Lloyd, Matthew Adams, Mikkel Røssberg, Morgan Larson, multihulls, Musab Al Hadi, Nick Catley, Nicola Moore, Nicolai Sehested, Nils Frei, Pete Cumming, Pete Greenhalgh, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Yves Jorand, Rasmus Kostner, Realteam, red bull sailing team, Roman Hagara, SAP Extreme Sailing Team, Simon Cooke, Søren Secher, Tanguy Cariou, Team Wales Land Rover, the wave muscat, Thierry Wassem, Thomas Hedegaard, Tom Blampied, Trystan Seal, Tudur Owen, United Kingdom, Will Howden, William Wu, Yves Detrey

    Quashing all fears of a shut down in Cardiff Bay on the opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff the light airs that looked set to characterise the day’s racing filed in enough for tread more