Elaine Bunting

Thierry Dubois is confident in his boat and preparations for Around Alone. Could this finally be his race?

Another 60ft trimaran has lost her rig, making it the sixth this season alone. What's going on?

Graham Dalton has a start to silence the critics on the opener to Around Alone - and watch out for Derek Hatfield, the Canadian Mountie in the Open 40

Emma Richards, a dark horse in the Around Alone fleet, talks frankly about the prospects in her biggest race to date

All bar two

The Around Alone fleet have gathered - except for two competitors still at sea and facing time penalties

New Clipper yachts announced

Twelve new 68-footers to replace Clipper Ventures's round the world fleet, and a change to the route in 2005

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston answers back, explaining why the disgruntled Graham Dalton must put in some serious ocean miles to compete in Around Alone

Swedish AC patron dies

Jan Stenbeck, the millionaire patron of Sweden's America's Cup campaign, has died

With 3,000 miles sailed and another 2,000 to go, Emma Richards is starting to feel at one with her boat. She talks to us from mid-Atlantic

New Zealand solo sailor sets off to qualify again for Around Alone with a spare mast from Kingfisher

Why the start of Cowes Week marks a 4,000 mile leg for Emma Richards. She talks to us about preparing to race round the world

Over 100 yachts are gathered in Skye for the annual Classic Malts Cruise

Olivier de Kersauson's trimaran heads back to sea after repairs to damaged starboard float