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Alex Thomson and Neal McDonald, Transat Jacques Vabre, 2019

British sailor Alex Thomson began the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre, his debut race onboard the new HUGO BOSS racing yacht. Thomson and his co-skipper – fellow Briton Neal McDonald – departed from Le Havre, France this afternoon to begin the …

The Blue Peter – a regular visitor to Barbados Sailing Week – photo Peter Marshall

Next year, for the first time in many years the course of Barbados Sailing Week’s signature event – the Round Barbados Race – will track the fleet anti-clockwise. This means as well as the 22 records already on offer, the original outright anti-clockwi …