ARTICLES RELATING TO YACHTING

Coutts brushes aside America's Cup critics

2017-06-14 06:59

New Zealand sailing great Russell Coutts dismissed criticism of this year's America's Cup from his home country.

South African boat takes third at Cape2Rio

2017-01-17 08:26

South African entrant Lion of Africa Vulcan has finished third in the 2017 Cape2Rio presented by Maserati.

Cape2Rio yacht breaks boom, limps home

2017-01-03 17:18

Bad luck has struck a Cape2Rio yacht within two days of its departure from Cape Town and it is limping home after breaking its boom.

SA township crew set for Cape2Rio race

2016-12-30 09:48

Young, determined and from parts of Cape Town known for gangs rather than yacht clubs, seven sailors will leave their hometown on an epic ocean race to Brazil.

Frenchman pulverises solo round the world record

2016-12-25 22:56

Thomas Coville slashed eight days off the record when he ended an astonishing solo non-stop circumnavigation of the world on his 31m maxi trimaran.

Cape2Rio breezes onto the radar

2016-10-26 19:26

Preparations are at advanced stages already for the big yachting spectacle of the holiday period … the Cape2Rio race.

Comanche takes line honours in Sydney-Hobart

2015-12-29 09:18

American yacht Comanche has won line honours in Australia's gruelling Sydney to Hobart race.

Tough conditions for Sydney-Hobart fleet

2015-12-24 10:25

Australia's gruelling Sydney to Hobart race faces choppy seas and high winds that "pack a punch" after it gets underway on Saturday.

America's Cup fallout continues

2015-04-03 21:17

Four of the six teams who voted in favour of reducing the boat size for the 2017 America's Cup have criticised Team New Zealand.

Chinese team stretch race lead

2015-01-19 16:36

Dongfeng Race Team's grip on leg three of the Volvo Ocean Race has tightened further while their closest rivals have slipped back.

 

Crew safe after Kiwis capsize in America's Cup

2017-06-07 06:20

Team New Zealand capsised spectacularly to cap a chaotic day of America's Cup racing on the wind-whipped waters of Bermuda's Great Sound.

Weather takes toll on Cape2Rio fleet

2017-01-04 15:32

Three boats have retired so far from the 2017 Cape2Rio yacht race, the latest being iconic South African yacht Trekker II.

Cape2Rio yachts glide out of Table Bay

2017-01-01 17:06

The second start of the 2017 Cape2Rio presented by Maserati was the number one drawcard at the V&A Waterfront on New Year’s Day.

Perpetual LOYAL smashes Sydney-Hobart record

2016-12-27 22:22

Supermaxi Perpetual LOYAL has taken line honours in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race with a winning time almost five hours faster than the previous record.

Thomson sets Cape record as third boat pulls out

2016-11-25 11:25

Alex Thomson reached the Cape of Good Hope in a record time on Thursday as he continued to blaze in the solo round the world yacht race.

Volvo Ocean Race reveals longest route

2016-06-29 15:18

The next edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, the world's premier round-the-world sailing event, will be the longest distance in race history.

Drama galore in Sydney to Hobart race

2015-12-26 15:58

Defending champion Wild Oats XI was forced to retire from the Sydney to Hobart yacht race due to sail damage.

Limpopo landlubber sets sail in round-the-world yacht race

2015-10-31 09:00

Sewisa Lawrence Magane, a 23-year-old from Groblersdal in Limpopo, has never been on board a boat before, but now he is setting out from Cape Town to race across one of the world’s most challenging oceans in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

80 days at sea: global search for missing SA yachtsmen

2015-03-03 18:34

The three yachtsmen aboard a catamaranl that went missing somewhere in the Indian Ocean over a month ago have not been sighted, a relative has told Health24.

Ainslie rescued by Branson

2015-01-14 11:02

Four-time Olympic champion, Sir Ben Ainslie, revealed he and his new wife were rescued by entrepreneur Richard Branson.

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