• Mike Golding

    Honours for Gitana 11 and MACIF

    by  • 9 August 2013 • Alex Thomson, Artemis Ocean Racing, Bernard Stamm, Brian Thompson, Cheminees Poujoulat, Cowes Week, Dee Caffari, Francois Gabart, Gitana 11, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Jean le Cam, macif, Marc Guillemot, Mark Lloyd, Michel Desjoyeaux, Mike Golding, Offshore, Oman Air – Musandam, Open 60s, ORMA 60, Orma Multihulls, Pascal Bidegorry, Paul Goodison, PRB, Safran, Seb Josse, Sidney Gavignet, United Kingdom, Vincent Riou

    The seventh running of the Artemis Challenge at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week boasted its best ever line-up of offshore racing superstars including François Gabart, Michel Desjoyeaux,read more

    Artemis Challenge line-up

    by  • 6 August 2013 • Alex Thomson, Artemis Ocean Racing, Bernard Stamm, Brian Thompson, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dee Caffari, Francois Gabart, Gitana 11, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Inshore, Jean le Cam, macif, Marc Guillemot, Mark Lloyd, Michel Desjoyeaux, Mike Golding, Oman Air – Musandam, Open 60s, ORMA 60, Orma Multihulls, Pascal Bidegorry, Paul Goodison, PRB, Safran, Seb Josse, Sidney Gavignet, United Kingdom, Vincent Riou

    Some of the biggest names in offshore ocean racing are gearing up to take on the Isle of Wight in the 2013 Artemis Challenge at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week on 8 August.read more

    Vendee Globe: Bay of Biscay gale

    by  • 6 February 2013 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    Jean le Cam on SynerCiel and Mike Golding on Gamesa are due to be the next arrivals into Les Sables d'Olonne today, in fifth and sixth places respectively.read more

    Le Cam recovers fifth

    by  • 5 February 2013 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    Following the arrival yesterday afternoon into Les Sables d'Olonne of keread more

    Vendee Globe: Last blast

    by  • 26 January 2013 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    The Vendee Globe leaders are now up to warp speed and are making 19 knots towards Les Sables d'Olonne as Jean le Cam and Mike Golding are into the northeasterly trades of the North Atlantic and Domread more

    Vendee Globe: Banque Populaire slowly closing

    by  • 22 January 2013 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    MACIF's lead over Banque Populaire is back down to double digits as she enters the Azores high, while Jean le Cam and Mike Golding remain locked in battle, but overnight's big newread more

    Vendee Globe: Golding poised to regain fifth

    by  • 18 January 2013 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    The Vendee Globe leaders are this morning upwind on starboard tack into the northeasterly trades.read more

    Vendee Globe: Le Cam around the Horn

    by  • 8 January 2013 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    The Vendee Globe leaders are this morning up to the latitude of the River Plate, separating Argentina from Uruguary, as Jean-Pierre Dick on Virbac Paprec 3 has lost ground after he experieread more

    Vendee Globe: Hugo Boss passes Cape Horn

    by  • 4 January 2013 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    This morning Alex Thomson and Hugo Boss were the fourth in the Vendee Globe to pass Cape Horn, but rather than hugging the Chilean coast on the approach to Cape Horn, Thomson stood off, paread more

    Vendee Globe: Hugo Boss recovers fourth

    by  • 22 December 2012 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    The lead duo in the Vendee Globe are just approaching the eastern end of the New Zealand ice gate, with Francois Gabart on MACIF continuing to lead.read more

    Vendee Globe: Leaders duck south

    by  • 21 December 2012 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Multimedia, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Volvo Ocean Race, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    Once again there has been a lead change in the Vendee Globe with Francois Gabart and MACIF back in front as the two frontrunners gybe south to avoid an area of light winds to their noread more

    545.3 mile day singlehanded through the Southern Ocean

    by  • 10 December 2012 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jean-Marie Liot, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    MACIF skipper François Gabart continued his incredible display of record setting in the middle of the Indian Ocean today. read more

    Vendee Globe: MACIF demolishes 500 mile/day barrier

    by  • 10 December 2012 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    The Vendee Globe frontrunners are currently charging east at warp speed, ahead of a front bound for the 'Amsterdam' ice gate.read more

    Vendee Globe: Three way fight for first

    by  • 2 December 2012 • Acciona 100% EcoPowered, Akena Verandas, alessandro di benedetto, Alex Thomson, Armel Le Cleach, Arnaud Boissieres, Banque Populaire, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Cheminees Poujoulat, Dominique Wavre, ENERGA, Francois Gabart, Gamesa, Groupe Bel, Hugo Boss, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Javier Sanso, Jean le Cam, jean pierre dick, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Louis Burton, macif, Maitre Coq, Marc Guillemot, Mike Golding, Mirabaud, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Safran, Sam Davies, Savéol, SInglehanded, Synerciel, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Transat Jacques Vabre, Vendee Globe, Vincent Riou, Virbac-Paprec 3, Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    Three weeks and one day into the Vendee Globe and impressively over the last 24 hours we have had three changes of leader.read more