Elaine Bunting

A clue that the post of chief executive of the Volvo Ocean Race has been filled, and the word is...

Here's the written manifesto that won the Barcelona World Race

The Hugo Boss boys make a dapper arrival in Barcelona

These photos show the devastation of an engine room blaze

How much faster can man sail round the world on the wind?

The rescue of a fisherman adrift for 20 days illustrates the careful watch that only yachtsmen keep

An interesting race course for a day boat designed to fit in a 40ft container

Francis Joyon's outstanding new solo record has reignited a few sailors' ambitions

Joyon's trimaran is all about simplicity and economy - right down to these details