Offshore

Punta del Este, skippered by Jeronimo from Spain, has a crew ranging in age from 20 to 76 years old and with 19 nationalities including Uruguay, Finland, Australia and Canada.

Many regular sailors do not get to surf at a constant 25 knots, but that is what novices are presently experiencing in the Clipper Race.

In all, eight brand new IMOCAs will have been built for the 2020 Vendée Globe, confirming the commanding success of a thriving IMOCA class.

Held at irregular intervals since 1925, the next race in 2020 will be the 16th edition of this longest of the Pacific yacht races.

Among the 90 entries, who represent 13 nationalities, 12 are ‘repeat offenders’, so the vast majority will be rookies setting out to take on the Atlantic.

Enright and Towill are aiming for their third round-the-world race dating back to 2014 after previous campaigns with Team Alvimedica (2014-15) and Vestas 11th Hour Racing (2017-18).

Up first was Punta del Este, matching the sunny day with its even sunnier demeanor.

Aarhus, one of Europe's top sailing hotspots, will become the first ever Danish Host City in 2022.

Five of The Ocean Race Summits will take place before the next edition of The Ocean Race sets off from Alicante, Spain, in autumn 2021

The Maxi Edmond de Rothschild is scheduled to be relaunched on Monday 16 September.

TasPorts’ innovative proposal to build a floating marina within the historic waterfront has been welcomed as a key for berthing the huge fleet for the 75th edition of the 2019 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

Vera was the successful line honours winner, but with boats due in tonight and tomorrow, the overall winner is yet to be decided.

Crews of a trio of boats, which made diverse tactical decisions, find themselves jointly leading in the early stages.

The fifth and final event of the International Maxi Association’s Mediterranean Maxi Offshore Challenge set sail from Sicily with crews anticipating a long, tactical race north along the Sardinian and Corsica coasts to reach the Principality.

Among the favourites is Tasmanian entry, Philosopher, sailed by father-and-son duo Shaun and Sam Tiedemann.