Daily Echo: Sailsolent with Will Carson

Hampshire skipper finishes second on latest leg of Volvo Ocean Race

Daily Echo:

8:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

Ian Walker completed a full set of podium finishes in the Volvo Ocean Race this morning.

The end is nigh for Hampshire sailors

Daily Echo: Duisaster strikes at start of Volvo Ocean Race

5:04pm Monday 26th January 2015

Hampshire sailors on the round the world Volvo Ocean Race are locked in a straight drag race at the end of leg three.

Flag from Sir Robin's historic solo voyage goes up for sale

Daily Echo:

9:20am Thursday 22nd January 2015

THE flag that flew from Hampshire sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s boat as he completed the first ever solo circumnavigation of the globe has emerged for sale.

McMillan: I want my title back

Daily Echo: Leigh McMillan

9:16am Thursday 22nd January 2015

HAMPSHIRE skipper Leigh McMillan has vowed to settle “unfinished business” in this year’s Extreme Sailing Series after being pipped to last year’s title.

Anchors down for Southampton sailors on Volvo Ocean Race

Daily Echo: Duisaster strikes at start of Volvo Ocean Race

5:41pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

Despite being mid-race on leg three of the fiercely competitive Volvo Ocean Race, two Southampton sailors have done everything to ensure they don’t move anywhere – by deploying their anchor.

Birthday on board for Fisher

Daily Echo:

4:00am Tuesday 20th January 2015

SOUTHAMPTON sailor Simon Fisher will be thinking of his family as he celebrates his 37th birthday today thousands of miles from home.

Southampton 'not bidding for Clipper race'

Daily Echo:

9:22am Monday 19th January 2015

SOUTHAMPTON council bosses will not be bidding to host one of the world’s biggest sailing events the Daily Echo has learned.

Rory McIlroy throws his support behind Walker's Volvo Ocean Race bid

Daily Echo: Focused: Europe's Rory McIlroy on the driving range during a practice session at Gleneagles

3:05pm Sunday 18th January 2015

SOUTHAMPTON Sailor Ian Walker and his Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing crew have received words of inspiration from an unlikely source while on the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, with the world’s number one golfer, Rory McIlroy, revealing he is cheering them on.

Hants sailor wants more mixed crews

Daily Echo: RECORD BREAKER: Dee Caffari

4:56pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

Hampshire sailor Dee Caffari, part of the all-female Team SCA crew, hopes a successful Volvo Ocean Race will encourage future teams to choose mixed crews.

Hants skipper extends race lead

Daily Echo: Pictures of Alex Thomson's record breaking finish to the Vendee Globe round the world yacht race. Images by Mark Lloyd and the Press Association.

9:42pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

Alex Thomson and his HUGO BOSS teammate Pepe Ribes continue to increase their lead in the Barcelona World Race.

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