• Sam Davies

    Gli Ufo costringono al ritiro un quarto velista del Vendee Globe e fermano anche il Jules Verne Trophy

    by  • 4 December 2020 • Jules Verne Troophy, ocean sailing, sailing, Sam Davies, Senza categoria, Vendee Globe

    UFO (Unidentified Floating Object), iceberg, avarie, rotture, tempeste… Che il Grande Sud  avesse una pessima fama, era cosa arcinota, ma quest’anno sta davvero dando il “meglio” di sé (d’altronde, nell’orribile 2020, come avrebbe potuto essere diverso?!): appena entrati nell’Oceano Indiano, i velisti impegnati nel 9° Vendee Globe hanno ricevuto un benvenuto indimenticabile a suon di depressioni, venti

    Team SCA Confirms Crew Line Up for Classic Fastnet Race

    by  • 5 August 2013 • Annemieke Bes, Annie Lush, Brad Jackson, Carolijn Brouwer, FEATURED, Joca Signorini, Justine Mettraux, Klaartje Zuiderbaan, Liz Wardley, Pepe Ribes, Sam Davies, Sarah Lihan, Sophie Ciszek, Team SCA, Volvo Ocean Race

    Global leading hygiene and forest products company SCA has confirmed its team’s line-up for the Rolex Fastnet Race. Annemieke Bes (NED), Sarah Lihan (USA), Justine Mettraux (SUI) and Klaartje Zuiderbaan (NED) will be joining the five already selected Team SCA crew

    Rolex Fastnet Race – line honours form guide

    by  • 2 August 2013 • abu dhabi ocean racing, Adil Khalid, Andrew Cape, Annie Lush, Antoine Carraz, Banque Populaire, Bertrand Pace, Brad Jackson, Cameron Dunn, Chris Sherlock, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Edmond de Rothschild, Emmanuel le Borgne, Erwan Israel, Esimit Europa, G Class, Gitana 11, groupama, Guy Barron, ian walker, ICAP Leopard, Jack Boutell, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Jeremy Elliott, Jeremy Wilmot, Jochen Schuemann, Jordi Calafat, Kevin Escoffier, Marcel van Triest, Maxi, Maxis, Mike Slade, Nick Dana, Nicolas Texier, Nigel Musto, Offshore, Oman Air – Musandam, Phil Harmer, Phillip Carlson, Pierre-Emmanuel Hérissé, Pierre-Yves Moreau, Records, Ronan Lucas, Route du Rhum, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Sam Davies, Sebastien Marsset, Simon Fisher, Spindrift, Team SCA, Thierry Douillard, Tom Johnson, Tony Mutter, Two-handed, United Kingdom, Volvo Ocean Race, vor 70, Xavier Revil, Yann Guichard

    While the Rolex Fastnet Race's main prize is the Fastnet Challenge Trophy and Rolex chronometer for the first among the 300 boats competing under IRC handicap, another significant battle comeread more

    Strong female entries in record-breaking Rolex Fastnet Race

    by  • 12 July 2013 • Aviva, Dee Caffari, Dona Bertarelli, G Class, IMOCA 60, Lucy Reynolds, Northern Child, Offshore, Oman Air – Musandam, Open 60s, ORMA 60, Orma Multihulls, Raya Al Habsi, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Sam Davies, Southern Child, Spindrift Racing, Team SCA, United Kingdom, Volvo Ocean Race

    A key feature of this year's Rolex Fastnet Race will be the number of high profile women taking part, when the world's largest offshore race sets sail from Cowes on Sunday 11 August.read more

    Back for his seventh Volvo Ocean Race

    by  • 10 April 2013 • Annie Lush, Assa Abloy, Carolijn Brouwer, Christine Guillou, EF Education, EF Language, Ericsson, Johan Salen, Liz Wardley, Offshore, Richard Brisius, Rick Tomlinson, Sam Davies, Sophie Cizcek, Sweden, Team SCA, torben grael, Volvo Ocean Race, vor 70

    While numbers on the start line in the next Volvo Ocean Race still seem light, at present with only three confirmed teams, one of the most positive aspects of the 2014-5 race is the return of Swediread 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