• Ocean and offshore

    Glory days for ocean sailing… Perpetual Loyal smashes Rolex Sydney to Hobart record

    by  • 27 December 2016 • Ocean and offshore, sydney hobart

    These are Glory days for ocean sailing… We can not boring following every day the neverending duel Armel Le Cleac’h vs Alex Thomson for the Vendee Globe honours. Yesterday we reached the “incroyable” with the solo round the world record...

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    Another UFO… Kito de Pavant forced to abandone his Imoca after collision

    by  • 6 December 2016 • Ocean and offshore, Vendee Globe

    Unidentified Floating Objects (UFO, or OFNI in french) are a big concern in this Vendee Globe. They already caused the retirements of Vincent Riou and Morgan Lagriviere and foil issues for Alex Thomson. Today it’s the time for Kito de...

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    You can’t ask for more… 112 boats from 25 countries will sail the 2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race

    by  • 20 October 2016 • Ocean and offshore, rolex middle sea race

    If you are a blue water passionate sailor, you can not ask for more… A gun shots start from a XVI Century Grand Harbour in Malta, famous Etna volcano on port, Sicily Strait with its tidal currents, another active volcano...

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    Barcolana 2016: 1.758 boats, Sir Ben Ainslie “I never took part in an event like this, amazing”

    by  • 10 October 2016 • barcolana, Ocean and offshore

    Another huge fleet for the famous Barcolana in Trieste. 1.758 boats entered the “Coppa d’Autunno” number 48 held yesterday in the Italy’s main sailing city. Almost 15.000 sailors, with much more involved during the entire week, sailed in a sunny...

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    François Gabart smashes the solo 24h record: 785 miles at an average of 32,7 knots

    by  • 4 July 2016 • Gabart, Ocean and offshore

    New York, USA- One record on and one attempt off… Following more than two days at sea, François Gabart has decided to abandon his attempt to beat the north Atlantic record single-handed, due to unfavourable weather conditions on the second...

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