The organisers of the America's Cup have confirmed this year's event will go ahead despite the death of Olympian Andrew Simpson.
Alex Thomson has become the third British skipper ever to finish on the podium of the Vendee Globe.
The man who designed 'Sail Rocket' - now the world's fastest boat after breaking the record, says a decade-long dream has now come true.
A daredevil claims he has set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest 100 metres on water in a pumpkin.
Dmitri Galitzine completed the unusual task in 2 minutes.
His record attempt was recorded by independent adjudicators, and will be examined later, Guinness World Records said.
It had said Mr Galitzine would have to complete the 100m paddle within three minutes to set a new record.
An artist has attempted to set a world record today by becoming the fastest man to sail over 100 metres in a pumpkin.
Dmimtri Galitzini paddled down a timed run in Trafalgar Wharf in Portsmouth on board half a tonne of the orange fruit. Tomorrow he's going to try to cross the Solent.
A man planning to cross the Solent in a pumpkin is preparing to set sail!
Dimitri Galitzine will sit inside the pumpkin and travel from Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight.
It is fitted with a small motor which will travel at a speed of around 1 or 2 knots.
A man is attempting to cross one of the busiest shipping channels in the world in a giant hollowed out pumpkin.
Contemporary artist Dmitri Galitzine has enlisted the help of marine entrepreneur Jonny Boys and his Trafalgar Wharf team to help him cross the Solent.
Galitzine will sit inside the vegetable and travel from Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight.
The pumpkin will be fitted with a small outboard motor and will travel at a speed of around 1 or 2 knots.
Galitzine said, "Despite weighing 500kg, giant pumpkins are naturally buoyant and have a thick waterproof exterior.
"My biggest challenge are the strong tides across the Solent."
Sir Ben Ainslie has been describing the highs and lows of his America's Cup campaign. The Hampshire yachtsman masterminded the greatest comeback in America's Cup history as he overturned an 8-1 deficit to snatch victory from a flabbergasted New Zealand team.
Ahead of races 6 & 7 in the 2013 America's Cup series, it has been confirmed Ben Ainslie will sail as tactician to Oracle Team USA. The team trail by four points to minus one to Emirates Team New Zealand in the first-to-nine-wins series.
Gold medalist Ainslie, from Lymington, has been helming Team Oracle's second boat all summer, and has now been drafted into help salvage their competition.
The world's largest offshore yacht race began today in the Solent. More than 300 boats from 20 nations are competing in the 611-mile Fastnet Race, which started in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. Hannah Costigan reports.
The Fastnet sailing race between Cowes and Plymouth is underway.
More than three-hundred-and-forty yachts are preparing for the 2013 Fastnet sailing race from Cowes on the Isle of Wight to Plymouth via the Fastnet rock in South-West Ireland.
The 611 mile race takes place every two years.
Crews are getting ready to take part in the annual Fastnet Race which sets off from Cowes on Sunday - and is known as one of the sport's toughest challenges. Sally SImmonds reports.