Racing News

Racer injured in challenging conditions

The appeal of the Clipper Race for many of its participants is the chance to race a big boat in challenging conditions of wind, wave and weather all the way around the globe.

Bronenosec Crowned 2014 Gazprom Swan 60 World Champion

Press Release: The 2014 edition of the Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship saw Vladimir Liubomirov’s Bronenosec (RUS) take the title for the second time.  Sailing with a mix of Russian and Italian crew members the victory was particularly sweet having…

Pacific Cup - Cruising Division starts

The first division of the 2014 Pacific Cup began their voyage on July 6 from San Francisco to Hawaii in the first ever Cruising division for this event. This 2,070-mile race across the Pacific Ocean is an event that can…

Clipper Race update - SF to Panama

From the press release: Temperatures have continued to build in the PSP LOGISTICS PANAMA 100 CUP and as the barometer rises, the race stakes are approaching boiling point. less than 10 miles now separates the top half of the leaderboard,…

WaterTribe Everglades Challenge

One of the more demanding boating events this winter is the 10-year-old WaterTribe Everglades Challenge in March. The event is an expedition-style adventure race for kayaks, canoes, and small boats. It follows the SW coast of Florida from Fort Desoto…

Oracle to recycle USA-71

Oracle Team USA, winner of the 2013 America’s Cup, collaborating with the Boeing Co. to recycle 7,000 pounds of carbon fiber from the race boat USA-71, originally built for the 2003 America’s Cup.

Chinese sailor aims for record books

Guo Chuan, 48, China’s first professional sailor, crossed the equator on March 18, after 118 days at sea during his effort to be the first nonstop, solo Chinese circumnavigator. Chuan began his voyage on Nov. 18, 2012, from Qingdao and…

Disaster averted

The return passage after the Newport Bermuda Race is often a pleasant cruise.