Hurdles Ahead In Transatlantic Race

Like an immovable bouncer barring entry to the English Channel nightclub, the giant ridge, or zone of high pressure, continues to define this latter half of the Transatlantic Race 2019. While the center of this huge “bubble” of light winds has retraced south...

Global Survey To Review Women In Sailing

The World Sailing Trust, the charitable arm of World Sailing, has launched a global survey on women in sailing, looking at trends within sailing and the wider industry around gender disparity. Announced on International Women’s Day earlier this year, the Strategic...

NZ Launches New Electric Amphibious Boat

Textrax was unveiled at the recent Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show Released at the recent Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show, Textrax is a revolutionary electric amphibious system based on a full electrical system, as opposed to hydraulics used by other amphibious...

Wizard Seeks Transatlantic Race Title

In the early hours this morning, British time, a familiar VO70 shape ghosted across a pitch-black Royal Yacht Squadron finish line off Cowes, Isle of Wight. David and Peter Askew’s Wizard arrived home second in the Transatlantic Race 2019 at 00:31 UTC with an elapsed...

Scallywag Claims Transatlantic Race Line Honors

Lee Seng Huang’s 100-foot maxi SHK Scallywag entered the history books today by winning line honors in the Transatlantic Race 2019. This accolade continues a prestigious, ancient lineage started by James Gordon Bennett Jr.’s Henrietta in 1866 and since including...