As a cruising sailor, inching lazily past a round-the-buoys race can be a real eye-opener. The grace and speed and well-oiled crews are nothing short of awe-inspiring. But hey, you may think, I actually enjoy sailing; that looks too much ...

The 49th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was memorable, with superb conditions and a fairy tale ending that showcased the secret to the success of this celebrated regatta. Over one thousand sailors from more than 20 countries took part, all hell-bent on world class racing and ...

As an official stopover partner of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover, the only North American stopover from May 5 – 17, 2015; Sunsail has launched the Live Your Dreams trip giveaway that gives adventurers a chance to win ...

Years of cruising aboard a small yacht has taught my wife and me how to dance around a cockpit without hindering or injuring each other. Our movements are almost choreographed, a kind of nautical soft-shoe-shuffle that, for the most part, ...

With warm Tradewinds gusting up to 30 knots for over four days, the RORC Caribbean 600 was a lively affair and many seasoned competitors declared that it was tougher than the Fastnet but a lot warmer! There was drama right ...

This May marks the second year that the ARC Europe event, run by the UK-based World Cruising Club, will depart from Hampton, VA (see article in our VA regional section this issue). At the time of writing, 36 yachts were ...

PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG announced today that Shannon Falcone will sail on board PUMA’s Mar Mostro for Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 from Itajaí, Brazil, to Miami, Florida, USA. Falcone takes the place of bowman ...

This edition of the race will see a new format for the racing programme in the host cities, including the start city of Alicante, Spain and finish city of Galway, Ireland. ...