Elaine Bunting

French challenger for Ellen's round the world record sailed home from Australia on his sea trials

Bravery award given to Mike Golding for his rescue of Alex Thomson from the Southern Ocean

Sodeb’O finishes sea trials

A new trimaran built to break Ellen's solo round the world record completes half a world's sea trials

Laugh out loud press releases from the Mini Transat organisers

BT sponsors ‘Team Ellen’

BT return to sailing sponsorship in a multi-million pound deal, but Ellen's main role isn't afloat. Elaine Bunting reports

Sailors who want the corporate dollar have to learn the language. BT's history of sailing sponsorship contains some lessons