The New Boss

The IMOCA Open 60 Hugo Boss team is growing and has added an American by the name of Ryan Breymaier. This guy has many accolades in sailing, one of them being the ‘Golden Route’ record: New York to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn. Recently he took the New York to Barcelona ‘Ocean Masters‘ […]

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Stamm’s Handful

Stole this one again from sailinganarchy.com. This might be what happens when you try and go sailing around the world by yourself, in a race. Ā Fast forward to 00:50 to begin the action. Enjoy…. ….Good on him though for staying so patient and calm. Was that noise the hydraulic canting keel? Pretty smooth recovery. Glad […]

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What a Guy

The first two skippers finished the Vendee Globe Solo Around the world race, yesterday just 3 hours apart. Pretty amazing! The big story however is Alex Thomson, skipper of Hugo Boss who has decided to follow Jean-Pierre Dick to safety instead of pass him and take the 3rd place podium spot from him. As mentioned […]

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The End is Near…

The Vendee Globe challengers are approaching the end, which may come as early as this weekend. However, the drama has not stopped. Jean-Pierre Dick (still in third but surely to be passed soon), Ā has broken his keel, but is puttering along at a measly 11 knots. The skipper of Virbac -Paprec 3 has yet to […]

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Vendee Globe Week 5

We are trying to keep up with the predominantly French sailboat race, the Vendee Globe Challenge 2012-2013. This is truly the only regatta that is harder than the Volvo Ocean Race. Twenty racers began the race and only thirteen remain. Take a minute to catch up on the latest action as sailors try and race […]

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Solo Around the World, Non-Stop!

The Vendee Globe Challenge 2012-2013 is underway. The raceĀ actuallyĀ started just over 2 days ago from Le Sables D’olonne, France. Catch the replay of the start here……… The race has 20 competitors 19 men and one brave woman, 15 SAMANTHA DAVIES Aboard – SavĆ©ol 19 BERTRAND DE BROC Aboard –Ā Votre Nom Autour du Monde avec EDM […]

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