16 Mar - Groupama 3 - new record is now possible with a finish this weekend
On the 44th day at sea, Groupama 3 has made up the ground on Orange 2 very quickly and is now ahead of the reference time. However Franck Cammas and his men have yet to traverse a ridge of high...READ FULL STORY
21 Mar - Groupama 3 team reflect on their new Jules Verne Record as they return to Brest
Franck Cammas and his men on Groupama 3 drew alongside under blue skies in the Port du Château this Sunday morning to the applause of an enthusiast local crowd. After having beaten the Jules...READ FULL STORY
7 Mar - Groupama 3 making steady progress up the Atlantic
On a perfectly rectilinear course since rounding Cape Horn, Groupama 3 is continuing her ascent of the Southern Atlantic by cleverly limiting the haemorrhage of miles lost in relation to the Jules...READ FULL STORY
17 Mar - Philippe Monnet is back!
Philippe Monnet is the new owner/skipper of Ellen Macarthur’s 23m B&Q/Castorama. This 52 year old sailor has purchased her from the Oman Sail team where she was used as a training boat...READ FULL STORY
17 Mar - Groupama 3 - on her way to a record?
The final charge towards Ushant began this Wednesday lunchtime as Groupama 3 gybed in a SW'ly wind of a little over twenty knots. Now without fear of being caught up in the calm conditions of an...READ FULL STORY
4 Mar - Banque Populaire V off standby - no Jules Verne this winter
Since mid-November 2009, Pascal Bidegorry and his team have been looking at every weather opportunities to make an attempt on the Jules Verne Trophy. Despite this stand-by period, the Team Banque...READ FULL STORY
4 Mar - L'Hyroptere to head offshore - even round the world
The team behind Hydroptère, the hydrofoiling trimaran that last year broke the world speed sailing record at an average speed of 50kt, have announced an ambitious new project. Alain...READ FULL STORY
26 Mar - Americas Cup - BMW Oracle and Alinghi drop all litigation between them
An agreement has been reached with the previous America’s Cup Trustee, Société Nautique de Genève, that all outstanding litigation in the New York courts concerning the recent 33rd match will...READ FULL STORY