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.

Abu Dhabi first into Cape Town

2014-11-05 18:12

Ian Walker steered Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing to a first-leg victory in the Volvo Ocean Race after foregoing sleep for two days.

Yachts limp back to the Cape

2014-01-06 20:00

The NSRI have continued rescue operations for yachts affected by rough seas and gale force winds in the Cape to Rio yacht race.

Cape to Rio gets underway

2014-01-04 16:10

Saturday saw the start of the 14th Cape to Rio event, from Table Bay in Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Oracle claim America's Cup

2013-09-26 13:42

Team USA completed one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history to clinch the America's Cup with victory over Team NZ.


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.

Wild Oats XI first into Hobart

2014-12-28 08:00

Supermaxi Wild Oats XI won its eighth line honours in the Sydney to Hobart race, officials said.

Dead yachtsman identified

2014-01-07 10:21

The crewman aboard Angolan yacht Bille who was killed shortly after the start of the 2014 Cape to Rio race, has been named.

Tragedy strikes Cape to Rio

2014-01-06 11:22

One person was killed in the Cape to Rio yacht race at the weekend, the National Sea Rescue Institute has confirmed.

Wild Oats XI takes honours

2013-12-28 16:41

Supermaxi Wild Oats XI has won a record-equalling seventh Sydney to Hobart race, coming in well ahead of her nearest rival.

Cape Town added to Volvo race

2013-09-12 18:00

Cape Town will take the place of Recife on the route for in a direct change to the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15.

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