Olympic gold medallists Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have won the women's World Sailor of the Year award.
The Portland-based sailors were handed the prestigious title after their victory at the Rio Games where they saw their London 2012 silver medal upgraded to gold.
It is totally overwhelming to win this award, to see the names of previous winners, the legends of sailing in the room with us. We really weren't expecting this.
The pair were handed the award at a ceremony in Barcelona on Tuesday night.
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Congratulations of a different kind are in order for Cornwall sailing star Sir Ben Ainslie - as he became a father for the first time.
The four-time Olympic gold medallist took to his Twitter to repost a picture of his wife and their new daughter Bellatrix.
In the picture Ben, and hife wife Georgie, poked fun at the British America's Cup hashtag, #BringtheCupHome - changing cup to baby.
The next leg of the cup takes place on July 23.
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One of the sailing boats taking part in the Transat Bakerly race has collided with a cargo ship today (3 May).
At around 10am the Race Control operators received a call from the skipper Maxime Sorel aboard the Class40 V&B.
He'd suffered a serious collision with a cargo ship, leaving the bowsprit of his boat damaged, with potential damage to the rig, which is currently still standing up.
The skipper is not injured, and he will now head to La Trinité sur Mer, or Lorient, to assess the damage.
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It's the opening day of the Dartmouth Royal Regatta. Thousands will take part in competitions on the water.
But the schedule for the air displays has had to be altered after the introduction of new restrictions following the Shoreham plane crash. The Civil Aviation Authority has banned vintage jets from carrying out high energy acrobatics.
Local Plymouth sailor Sam Matson has won the Figaro division of the Rolex Fastnet Race.
The 24-year-old, studied at Plymouth University, and lived there for 4 years before turning to professional sailing full time.
He returned to Plymouth in 2014 with the Solitaire du Figaro where he became a local hero, after winning the Rookie division of the race.
Sam is now a well known face in the region, where he sails solo in his Figaro Bénéteau II.
This year he finished 13th overall in the 2,000 mile Solitaire. This is his fourth Fastnet Race.
Cornwall based sailing star - Sir Ben Ainslie - has triumphed in the first round of the America's Cup World Series - after racing was called off because of bad weather.
It's the first time the sailing competition has taken place in the UK since 1851 - and yesterday he came from behind to win the race in front of a packed Portsmouth harbour.
Torrential downpours meant today's event had to be cancelled.
Yesterday the Duchess of Cambridge and the Prince of Wales paid a visit on the second day of the opening leg.