Daily Echo: Sailsolent with Will Carson

City not bidding to host prestigious sailing race

Daily Echo: Team Great Britain in action

5:20am Tuesday 15th July 2014

IT IS ONE of the world’s most prestigious – and toughest – sailing events.

Clipper race crews head for home

Daily Echo: The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet depart Brisbane, Australia, headed for Singapore

10:24am Friday 11th July 2014

LAND ahoy – Hampshire sailors competing in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race are today due to be sailing back into British waters.

'Fastest man on water' eyes new record

Daily Echo: SPEEDSTER: Paul Larsen with his VSR1

7:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

THE Hampshire-based “world’s fastest sailor” has revealed plans for a ground-breaking boat capable of reaching speeds of 75mph on the world’s oceans powered just by wind, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Sailing's golden girls

4:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

Two students and a recent graduate from the University of Southampton scooped gold at the FISU World University Match Racing Championships 2014 in Italy.

Best finish yet for Ainslie's team

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6:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

BEN Ainslie was buoyed after steering his team to their best result yet at the halfway stage of the Extreme Sailing Series.

Big guns roll in for Cowes Week highlight

Daily Echo: Edmond de Rothschild leads the Artemis Challenge yachts at Cowes yesterday.

7:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

HAMPSHIRE skippers Brian Thompson, Sam Davies and Ian Walker will lead a stellar cast of sailors in a charity race around the Isle of Wight.

Round-Island fleet in a crawl

Daily Echo: The slow-moving round-the-island fleet

6:00am Monday 23rd June 2014

You’ve never sailed in your life, you’re aboard a boat with sailing royalty among its crew and you’re about to embark on the Isle of Wight Round the Island Race – that is the definition of out of your depth in my book.

Ainslie targeting race record

Daily Echo: Sir Ben Ainslie on his way to winning in last year’s Round the Island race

8:42am Friday 20th June 2014

IT is one of the most iconic images of the region – the brightly coloured sails of hundreds of yachts packing the Solent before squeezing out round The Needles.

Last ditch attempt to get Sir Ben to base America's Cup bid in Southampton

Daily Echo: Sir Ben Ainslie: our ablest of seamen

9:24am Monday 16th June 2014

CIVIC chiefs have launched a lastditch bid to bring Sir Ben Ainslie and the promise of 1,000 jobs to Southampton.

Macgregor gets Team GB call

Daily Echo: Lucy MacGregor

7:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

SOUTH coast racer Lucy Macgregor is celebrating after being named in the British sailing team’s 30-sailor squad for the official warm-up regatta for the Rio Olympics.

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