• Dalton: “we’re on schedule!”

    by  • 5 February 2013

    Emirates Team New Zealand today unveiled its second AC72 with a low-key ceremony at the team’s Viaduct Harbour, Auckland, base. Barely six months after the team’s first AC72 catamaran started testing the second boat was ready for the water, another...

    Tenacious Jean-Pierre Dick

    by  • 5 February 2013

    The Vendée Globe welcome afforded to fourth placed Jean-Pierre Dick by a huge and passionate crowd was one worthy of a race winner. Having sailed more than 2500 miles with no keel, having lead the race – his third parti...

    La vela olimpica fa le capriole!

    by  • 4 February 2013

    La Coppa del Mondo ISAF sperimenta in Florida alcuni nuovi punteggi e formati. Ecco in prova il Medal Stage: la Medal Race moltiplicata per tre! E si corre su percorsi delimitati da linee, come nelle America’s Cup World Series. Da rivedere. Intanto i...

    Auckland e i kiwi si regalano 2 Volvo

    by  • 4 February 2013

    Vincono tutto, sono un popolo di velisti, corrono in Coppa e in oceano. Era inevitabile che Auckland tornasse sede di tappa al giro del mondo Volvo Ocean Race. Anzi due

    Vendée Globe. Trionfo di Dick che arriva senza chiglia.

    by  • 4 February 2013

    Si accavallano vari fatti salienti in queste giornate di Vendée. E il grande successo di Jean Pierre Dick non può passare sotto silenzio. Alle 16,05 di oggi, lunedi 4 gennaio, Virbac Paprec 3 di Dick ha tagliato la lnea d’arrivo davanti a Les Sabl...

    Jean-Pierre Dick becomes fourth competitor to complete Vendee Globe

    by  • 4 February 2013

    A heroic fourth place finish was achieved by Jean-Pierre Dick on Monday after coaxing his 60-foot Virbac-Paprec over the last 2,400 miles of the Vendée Globe singlehanded round the world race without a keel and only water ballast to supply stability.