It's been two long years of waiting but the Volvo Ocean Race returns to action in the opening Alicante in-port race on Saturday with anticipation rising thanks to a new one-design boat which promises the closest competition in the event's 41-year history.
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has announced the ratification of a new world record for Charlotte Consorti (FRA), a new outright world record for Sebastian Cattalan (FRA) and a new Performance Certificate for a benchmark time from Bermuda to Newport.
Blanca Manchón (ESP) and Tom Slingsby (AUS) joined the sailing world's list of highest achievers last night, as they were respectively named female and male recipients of the 2010 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards.
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified two Around Britain and Ireland. Monohull Records. The first set by ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award nominee Franck Cammas and his Groupama70, Volvo Open 70.
ISAF and Rolex are proud to announce the Nominees for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2010. ISAF received nominations for the 2010 Awards from across the world for sailors representing all aspects of the sport.