Xabi Fernandez (centre) acknowledges the Auckland crowd. Photo Xaume Olleros / Power Sport Images

Mapfre becomes fourth Volvo winner in four legs after thrilling Auckland finish

The first three boats were within 10 minutes of each other at the line.

Yandoo home a winner for Gayle Beck. Photo 18 Footers League

Gayle Beck crowned Queen of the Harbour on Yandoo

It was important for the club to stage the race despite the approaching storm.
Lloyd Clark steering Voodoo Chile. Photo Pete Harmsen.

Clark back on the bike at the Farr 40 One Design Trophy

A severe weather warning for Sunday has prompted an early start to racing.
Anna Corbella and Gerard Marin on GAES Centros Auditivos with Cape Horn in the background. Photo Barcelona World Race.

Third Barcelona World Race yacht rounds Cape Horn

Guillermo Altadil passed the Cape as his son Willy was finishing the Volvo leg on Mapfre.
The yacht was recovered later that evening by a professional salvage company organised by the owner. Photo Ardrossan Herald.

Solo yachtsman runs aground near Ardrossan in Scotland

The yacht was recovered later that evening by a salvage expert.
Peter Burling with Henry McLaughlan, Rose Dickson, Hamish McLaren, Elijah Liefting, Timon Tasker and Blair Tuke. Photo © Oceanbridge Sail Auckland / Royal Akarana Yacht Club | Lissa Reyden.

Young Kiwi sailors meet their heroes at Sail Auckland

World 49er champions Peter Burling and Blair Tuke offered words of advice including "keep having fun".

MC 38's the Barceona World Race, Safran Racing's new boat for the 2016 Vendee Globe, JJ Giltinan 18 Footers Championships and our classic this week is Kenny Read and the Puma Mar Mostro team discussing all things about sailing, VOR Open 70's. Enjoy.sailors having fun.

 

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