Matthew Sheahan’s Blog

VOR Leg 1 Needle Match Finish

Abu Dhabi and Dongfeng have been locked in a match race across the South Atlantic. Matthew Sheahan reports from Cape Town on one of the closest finishes in the history…

Bart’s Bash – A Snapshot

My snapshot of an outstanding day afloat and ashore at Queen Mary SC and glimpse of the action in Weymouth

North Sails 3Di

Building Sails in the Desert

Matthew Sheahan’s video view behind the scenes at North Sails USA on how they build 3Di and why this is a sail making revolution

Iain Percy

Inside Artemis Racing

At the formal launch in Stockholm of the Swedish AC campaign I talked to Iain Percy about the road ahead

Oman Sail RB&I

How Oman Sail Set A New Record

I talked to crew member Damian Foxall shortly after they crossed the Cowes finish line to set a new record for the fastest circumnavigation of the British Isles

Artemis Racing San Francisco

AC35 Artemis Racing: Views on the Cup

Team principal Torbjörn Törnqvist and team manager Iain Percy outline their plans, their views and their reservations on the 35th AC

Ben Ainslie Racing

Ainslie Announces Cup Team

Sir Ben Ainslie has officially launched his campaign and revealed the key players in his British challenge for the 35th America’s Cup - incl Video

D Thomas video

David Thomas Reflects – Video

Considered by many to be the ‘Pied Piper’ of yacht designers, David Thomas talks to Matthew Sheahan about his long and successful career

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35th America’s Cup Announced

The long awaited Protocol is released. Matthew Sheahan outlines the key points and considers the impact, while Jimmy Spithill offers his views on how this cycle will differ