The course for the Vendée Globe illustrates the straightforward nature and simplicity of the idea behind this major event. You sail around the world from west to east via the three major capes of Good Hope, Leeuwin and the Horn.
Each year, the title of IMOCA world champion rewards the top skipper in the IMOCA Class. It is given to the sailor, who has stood out over the past two race seasons.
The Unique selling point of the Clipper Round the Wolrd Race is allowing ordinary people to do the extraordinary. But despite the amateur status of the sailors, the behind-the-scenes organisation is as professional and commercially astute as it comes.
In 2013, the race for the America’s Cup will reach its zenith in San Francisco, the host city of the 34th America’s Cup.
The ISAF Sailing World Cup is a world-class annual series for Olympic sailing. It is open to the sailing events chosen for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Competitions.
The Extreme Racing Series brings the thrill of top-level racing to 8 venues around the world with 11 teams racing 40 foot state-of-the-art catamarans built by TornadoSport.
AWMRT events take place in identically supplied racing yachts to place the focus on team work and skill. Racing takes place close to the shore so that spectators and fans can follow the racing in a virtual on-the-water stadium.
The Volvo Ocean Race is a triennial round-the-world yacht race. Teams competing in the 2014-15 and 2017-18 races will race identical 65-foot monohulls designed by Farr Yacht Design. The race includes in-port stages for spectators to engage with the race.