Land Rover BAR - the British challenge headed by Olympic legend Ben Ainslie - has won the America's Cup World Series in JapanRead the full story ›
Fans of all things nautical - will be heading to the Southampton Boat Show at Mayflower Park over the next ten days. Everyone from Olympic gold medallists - to weekend sailors - will be taking to the water.
The event was opened by the actress Michelle Keegan. Sally Simmonds was there.
A British explorer has become the first to sail anti-clockwise around the north pole in a single summer season - due to the lack of ice.Read the full story ›
Sailing fans from Hampshire were in Toulon in France over the weekend to show their support for the Portsmouth-based Ben Ainslie Racing team.
The Land Rover BAR crew won the second race on Sunday, and came third overall in the weekend's events at Toulon. Sir Ben Ainslie's team still lead the America's Cup World Series event as a whole. The next leg will be in Japan in November. Sally Simmonds sent this report.
The Americas Cup World Series is taking place in Toulon this weekend. After their fantastic victory in Portsmouth in July can Sir Ben Ainslie and the crew of Land Rover BAR extend their lead? Sally Simmonds reports from the south coast of France.
The interviewees are Chris Draper, Tactician for Team Softbank Japan; and Sir Ben Ainslie, Skipper, Land Rover BAR.
It's generally believed that staging the Olympic Games can bring prestige and material benefits to the host nation - but is that the reality?
Four years ago the Olympic sailing events were held in Weymouth and the Dorset town was put firmly on the international map. But have the promises of a lasting legacy actually come true? Duncan Sleightholme has been investigating.
It was an adventure that captured the imagination of the whole world. Fifty years ago today yachtsman Sir Francis Chichester left Hampshire on his way to become the first person to sail single-handedly around the world,
To mark the occasion his fully-restored boat, Gipsy Moth 4, has been at Buckler's Hard on the Beaulieu River. Among those on board were Chichester's son and a man whose family provided stores for the yacht. This from Richard Jones.
Hundreds of sailors compete in Ramsgate's regatta, at the start of Ramsgate WeekRead the full story ›
British sailors had a successful weekend at the last major regatta before the Rio Olympics. They won five of the 13 gold medals on finals day at the World Cup event off Weymouth, and Sophie Ainsworth from Ashford in Kent was among the winning crews.
Alex Thomson arrived into Les Sable d’Olonne, France, after successfully finishing the Ocean Masters New York to Vendée Race in third place.
Crossing the finishing line at 18:43 CEST, Thomson completed the race in 9 days, 21 hours, 3 minutes and 34 seconds, which secured him a place on the podium.
“This is a fantastic achievement; not only for me but for the entire team.” said Thomson.
The Ocean Masters New York to Vendée Race is a 3,100 mile single-handed sprint from downtown New York across the Atlantic to Les Sables D’Olonne, and is the penultimate challenge before the all-important Vendée Globe, which begins in November.