Volvo Ocean Race update

Leg 4 DTL (NM) GAIN/LOSS (NM) DTF (NM) Speed (kt) MAPF FIN – 020d 02h 31m 20s ADOR FIN – 020d 02h 35m 45s DFRT FIN – 020d 02h 39m 22s ALVI FIN – 020d 03h 58m 08s TBRU 0 25 9.5 8 SCA1 18.8 16 28.3 5 VEST Did Not Start Latest positions may […]

Cruising Cuba: Will this be the year?

Cruising Cuba: Will this be the year? By Andrew Cross · On February 12, 2015 Cruising Compass has received some great cruising stories and images from Cuba and will be sharing them over the coming weeks. Here’s the first installment… Every winter, European and Canadian boats head to Cuba. They sail a few miles off Guantanamo’s cliffs or […]

Armel Le Cléac’h’s sponsor, Banque Populaire in for another five years

Armel Le Cléac’h back to multihulls after the Vendée Globe Armel Le Cléac’h’s sponsor, Banque Populaire, has reasserted its commitment to sponsoring sailing for another five years and has announced the construction of the maxi-multihull Banque Populaire IX. This new giant of the seas will be out there racing from 2017, in other words after […]

Shipping containers lost at sea:

Shipping containers lost at sea: how much of a danger are they to sailing yachts?  Elaine Bunting February 9, 2015 2 Comments Share32 Tweet35 2 0 Share112 Shipping containers lost at sea from ships are like growlers lurking on the world’s busiest shipping routes, says an official report, and there are more and more of them. Elaine Bunting reports […]

2015 Leukemia Cup Regatta Fantasy Sail!

Join Us in Bermuda for the 2015 Leukemia Cup Regatta Fantasy Sail! The 2015 Leukemia Cup Regatta Fantasy Sail will take place October 30-November 1, 2015, in Bermuda! You may already know that this is the weekend when Leukemia Cup Regatta participants celebrate their successful fundraising efforts! You too can join us! By raising $12,000 […]

J Class part of America’s Cup at Bermuda

View image | The majesty of the J Class era will return to the America’s Cup eighty years after the class last raced for the oldest trophy in international sport. The J Class Association (JCA) and the America’s Cup Event Authority have agreed to stage a J Class regatta in Bermuda in June 2017 […]

OPO Offers Crew Berths During May’s ARC USA Rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Barby MacGowan, Media Pro Int’l, +1 401-849-0220 or Hank Schmitt, Offshore Passage Opportunities, 1-800-4-PASSAGe, +1 631-423-4988     OPO Offers Crew Berths During May’s ARC USA Rally “What Would Tania Aebi Say?” HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (February 11, 2015) –  Offshore Passage Opportunities (OPO), the largest crew networking service in North America, has […]

Newport Charter Yacht Show – 2015

Newport Charter Yacht Show Top Five Reasons to Charter a Yacht in New England this Summer NEWPORT, R.I. (February 6, 2015) – If you need a good reason to book a charter yacht vacation in New England, experienced brokers at the Newport Charter Yacht Show have come up with not one, but five of them. […]

Beneteau Oceanis 60

Beneteau’s new star – Oceanis 60 The Oceanis range has been the backbone of the cruising designs offered by the world’s largest builder of sailing yachts ever since the first model, the Oceanis 350, was launched almost 30 years ago.   Although there have been a few smaller models, in recent years the range has […]