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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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Monday, June 11, 2018

CARDIFF (#1033)  – The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is on its way toward mainland Europe, although it wasn’t in any hurry to get out of Cardiff due to light wind and an adverse current at the start of the penultimate Leg 10. Once the seven boats were under...

Monday, May 21, 2018

NEWPORT, RI (#1019) – Further to our post from Castle Hill Sunday afternoon, VOR Media have released this nice 2:35 video of the start and fan-friendly Tour-de-Bay before the yachts pass by Castle Hill into Rhode Island Sound for points east, namely...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

NEWPORT, RI (#1001) – It's 0230 Tuesday morning in Newport, and  family, friends and fans of the Volvo Ocean Race are gathering at Fort Adams where Sail Newport is hosting the Volvo stopover for the next couple of weeks. If Brad Read & Co. do ha...

Monday, April 2, 2018

ITAJAÍ, BRAZIL – The Volvo Ocean Race racetracker is now live – by rule, it goes live when the lead yacht is within 24 hours of the finish, instead of updated every six hours as it is during the race. The rule that allowed yachts to go into '"stealth...

Saturday, March 31, 2018

SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN – Four photos and two on-board videos tell the story this (Saturday) morning better than the many words written by the individual teams on their web pages, Facebook pages, Instagrams, and tweets. There is, however, a good summary...

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...

Sunday, December 24, 2017

SAN DIEGO – Several of our Dear Readers have asked for more of these "Daily Digest" posts, with links to current yacht racing articles that may be of interest to our loyal and growing group of Dear Readers. Please don't call us the Drudge Report of s...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

EN ROUTE TO CAPE TOWN – Regardless of your status in the sailing world, you pay the price when you cross the Equator for the first time in an ocean race. Even if you’re America’s Cup stars Peter Burling, Kyle Langford and Carlo Huisman.

Burling (NZL),...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EN ROUTE TO CAPE TOWN – "Did I mention previously that racing on these Volvo Ocean Race 65-footers is like being drenched in a constant fire-hose? Well forget that. It’s much worse.”

We’ve all heard of the extreme conditions endured by sailors in the...

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