Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Princess Yachts On Track for Groundbreaking 2018

Princess Yachts has taken the unprecedented step in announcing six ground-breaking  new models to join their range as they continue on 2017’s positive trajectory. These new models follow the S78, V50, V60, V65 and F70 models already launched in 2018. The financial performance of Princess during the first half of 2018, combined with a full order book and new launches ...

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Swiss clean sweep in Extreme Sailing Series™ Cascais showdown

Having led the fleet of super-speed, hydro-foiling GC32 catamarans on every single day of racing, Swiss team Alinghi secured another Act win in Cascais, Portugal, in the mid-season battle for the Extreme Sailing Series™ top spot. Having entered the Cascais regatta tied on overall points with Danish SAP Extreme Sailing Team, the Swiss were pleased to break free and into ...

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Philippe Péché extends lead in GGR

French skipper Philippe Péché and his Rustler 36 PRB have opened up a 45 mile lead over fellow Frenchman Jean-Luc Van Den Heede (Rustler 36 Matmut) over the weekend after enjoying a fast run down the Portuguese coast. Those taking a more traditional westerly route led by Dutchman Mark Slats (Rustler 36 Ohpen Maverick) and Estonian Uku Randmaa (Rustler 36 ...

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YOUNGEST EVER CLIPPER RACE SKIPPER LEADS SEATTLE TEAM TO VICTORY IN PENULTIMATE RACE

Nikki Henderson, 24, from Surrey, UK, has led her Visit Seattle team to an impressive victory in Race 12 from New York, USA, to Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, the penultimate race of the 40,000 nautical mile Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. Visit Seattle crossed the finish line to complete the 3,000nm race across the North Atlantic Ocean, the fast-paced sixth and final ...

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Bluebird K3 runs again

Sir Malcolm Campbell’s world record breaking boat, Bluebird K3, has once again run on Lake Maggiore, Switzerland 80 years after its last record breaking run. Bluebird K3, owned and driven by Karl Foulkes-Halbard, was taken to Switzerland to take part in the “Luci e Ombre” festival in Locarno. After years of restoration bringing the boat back into full working order ...

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Another two spots secured on the ilovesailing calendar 2019

Michael Forbes from Helensburgh and Charlie Chandler from Solihull, have claimed the next two spots on the 2019 ilovesailing calendar, leaving just four more places up for grabs. As well as claiming their spot on the 2019 calendar Michael and Charlie also win: Two tickets to The Yachtmarket.com Southampton Boat Show for the official prize giving Canvas print of their ...

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High Potential wins 2018 Round the Island Race Gold Roman Bowl

In what will probably be regarded as one of the most challenging on record, the 87th edition of the Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay was won overall by High Potential. Ross Applebey and his team, based in Lymington, sailed an impressive race in the light, tactical conditions and after 8:30:03 was deemed the overall winner of ...

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