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OLYMPICS: Tokyo 2020ne chief warns international sports federations (including World Sailing) of "major challenge" in deciding who covers ex...

Saturday, March 28, 2020

TFE LIVE SPECIAL: Today (Sunday) — Latest of the impact of COVID-19 on Olympic sailing and the America's Cup; Paul Henderson (CAN) live via Skype...

Sunday, March 22, 2020

TFE LIVE: Friday's special guest, Steve Adkins (USA), said this morning that he is "doing awesome"

Saturday, March 21, 2020

TFE LIVE: Riccardo Simoneschi (ITA) live via Skype from Genoa, on Olympic and professional sailing present and future, the CV-19 situation in the hard...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

2020 OLYMPICS: Can London, host of the 2012 Games, be ready if the Coronavirus prevents holding them in Tokyo this summer? Or split the sports up, sai...

Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

AUCKLAND –The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is back to full strength and ready to set off on one of the most classic legs in offshore racing. The seven VOR 65s will leave Auckland on Sunday afternoon (Saturday in the United States) and head back into the in...

Saturday, January 6, 2018

SAN DIEGO – Today is the 12th Day of Christmas, or as our Spanish friends call it, "El Día de los Reyes" – the Day of the Kings. For those of you who celebrate it, time to take down those Christmas decorations (as we will do here at the Beach Street...

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

EN ROUTE CAPE TOWN TO MELBOURNE – "As most of you would see we have done more than 30 gybes in around 24 hours – you can imagine not much sleep has been going on board. More than that, we had the ice limit to gybe on so we couldn’t do any mistakes on...

Friday, October 27, 2017

LISBON, POR - The USA's Charlie Enright, skipper of Vestas 11th Hour Racing, continues to hold a nice lead (about 21nm) over MAPFRE, the largely Spanish team – sponsor and sailors – which most keen observers say is the overall favorite in this 2017-1...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

ALICANTE – At 1300 UTC today (0600 PDT, 1.5 hours ago) Vestas still had a nice 20 mile lead over now second place Mapfre as the fleet closes in on Porto Santo island, which they leave to starboard to begin the leg NE to the finish at Lisbon. Akzo has...

Monday, October 23, 2017

ALICANTE, ESP – With still 1000nm to go in the 1450nm Leg 1 from Alicante to Lisbon, there likely will be a few stops and starts for the fleet, and probably a few lead changes, as the wind changes over the course of the race  that is expected to fini...

Sunday, October 22, 2017

ALICANTE, ESP –  Yesterday afternoon Sailing Illustrated reported, in another worldwide exclusive, that Simeon Tienpont (NED) would dock out this morning as the skipper of AkzoNobel. This after having been fired a week ago by the team...

Sunday, October 22, 2017

ALICANTE, ESP – Since we broke the news early this morning that Simeon Tienpont (NED) prevailed last night before the arbitration panel in the contractual dispute with with his sponsor, AkzoNobel, both sides have been tight-lipped about what is actua...

Saturday, October 21, 2017

AMSTERDAM – According to the NOS (Dutch national TV) website in the Netherlands, Simeon Tienpont has won the arbitration case that he brought against team sponsor AkzoNobel and will return to Alicante to skipper the yacht when Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocea...

Friday, October 20, 2017

ALICANTE – At today's press conference with the team skippers, Brad Jackson (NZL), the newly appointed skipper of Team AkzoNobel who replaced Simeon Tienpont after he was ousted by the sponsor a week ago for alleged "breach of contract," had this to...

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