Sailing

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Not a sprint: endurance experts on how to make it through lockdown
Marathon runner Eddie Izzard, solo sailor Pip Hare and explorer Levison Wood explain what they have learned about enduring the seemingly unendurable

Sam Wollaston

25, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Ben Ainslie: 'We haven't achieved anything yet. Our goal is to win the America's Cup'
Ben Ainslie, the leader of Ineos Team UK, tells Sam Wollaston he is ready to take on Italy’s Luna Rossa in the Prada Cup final with the bigger prize in his sights

Sam Wollaston

12, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Sports quiz of the week: sailing, settling scores, signings and the Super Bowl
Who pulled up? Who keeps going? Who hasn’t kept up?

Paul Campbell

29, Jan, 2021 @11:58 AM

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Bob Fisher, former world champion sailor and Guardian writer, dies aged 85
Ben Ainslie has led the tributes to Bob Fisher, the former Guardian sailing correspondent known as ‘Mr America’s Cup’, who has died at the age of 85

Paul MacInnes

26, Jan, 2021 @1:16 PM

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Olympic gold winner's sexual abuse case is a turning point for Greece
Action brought by sailor Sofia Bekatorou likely to end patriarchal country’s taboo on discussing treatment of women

Helena Smith in Athens

20, Jan, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Ben Ainslie's crew rise from the deep to keep America’s Cup dream alive | Sam Wollaston
The four-time Olympic gold medalist was painfully off the pace before Christmas but is now racing back into contention

Sam Wollaston

19, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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America's Cup: Team New Zealand thanked for role in dramatic rescue
Team were spotted delivering pizzas to rescue crew of American Magic after yacht capsized

Eleanor de Jong in Queenstown

18, Jan, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Skipper Pip Hare on the toughest test in sailing: 'It's about coping with adversity – on your own'
During the Vendee Globe, boats have broken apart and sleep is caught in snatches. The yachtswoman – currently in 18th place and still going – explains the dangerous thrill of racing solo

Sam Wollaston

16, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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'Just terrifying': Vendée Globe sailor rescued after yacht breaks in half
Frenchman Kevin Escoffier was dramatically rescued from his life raft by a rival hours after being forced to abandon ship in the round-the-world race

Sam Wollaston

01, Dec, 2020 @11:52 AM

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'They were having a real go': man tells of orca encounter off Spain
Graeme Walker tells of how the animals rammed his yacht in the latest of a series of orca incidents close to Cape Finisterre

Sam Jones in Madrid

24, Sep, 2020 @8:49 AM

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Scientists baffled by orcas ramming sailing boats near Spain and Portugal
From the Strait of Gibraltar to Galicia, orcas have harassing yachts, damaging vessel and injuring crew

Susan Smillie

13, Sep, 2020 @6:27 AM

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Cancelling this year's Sydney to Hobart will be unpopular but the 2020 race is doomed | Nick Vindin
The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia faces a difficult decision but the regatta is surely set to fall victim to the Covid pandemic

Nick Vindin

11, Sep, 2020 @8:00 PM

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