Elaine Bunting

ARC dogs

How two crews and their dogs on identical catamarans became best buddies

ARC Rally 2012

Builder and designer of the new Pogo 50 fast cruiser are getting a hands-on test across the Atlantic. I think this exciting boat is a stunner

Southern low image

The Vendée Globe is about to meet its first Southern Ocean low. Here's what sailors are trying to do and why it could define the winner

ARC 2012

The ARC rally is bursting with 230 yachts - and a quarter of them are new. It’s a case of 'have money, will go'


In one of the largest ever studies into seasickness, we look at remedies and how well they work

Safran main pic

Serious keel and rig failures have plagued this race, but designers say their suggestions of a solution wasn’t taken up by skippers. "We could have sorted this years ago"

Toine Manders

RYA vows to stamp out Dutch MEP's proposal for boat registration, licensing and regular checks

Groupe Bel

A keel has fallen off, another boat has collided with a fishing boat. I take a look at the complications these skippers may face

Mike Golding

The choking emotion of leaving loved ones sums up the privations and real risks these solo sailors face

Sir Keith Mills

The solo class has signed over all their commercial rights to a company set up by Britain's Sir Keith Mills. Is a revolution ahead?

Sam Davies

The only woman racing in the Vendée Globe, Samantha Davies is hugely popular in France. Could she replicate this back home?