Record Exposure for Vendee Globe:
The results of the 2016-2017 Vendée Globe show huge increases everywhere: many more people attending the event, unprecedented media coverage and feedback, a record level of international coverage without talking about the very positive race outcome in terms of the rankings. With 29 skippers starting, 18 completed the course, a record number in the history of the Vendée Globe. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Record Exposure for Vendee Globe, Editor
Fleet grows for Antigua to Bermuda Race:
The Antigua to Bermuda Race starting on May 12 is proving highly popular with a huge variety of competitors eager to take on the challenge of an ocean race to Bermuda – the host of the 35th America’s Cup. The fascinating array of yachts, as rich in history as the America’s Cup, has been boasted by the addition of the magnificent 162ft schooner, Eleonora, an exact replica of the 1910 Herreshoff-designed Westward, one of the most famous and best known racing schooners in the world. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Fleet grows for Antigua to Bermuda Race, Editor