Daily Echo: Sailsolent with Will Carson

Walker’s Volvo race team moves into fourth as they pick up the pace

Daily Echo:

1:00am Monday 24th November 2014

SOUTHAMPTON sailor Ian Walker (pictured) remains in a good position in his challenge to become the first British sailor to skipper a yacht to Volvo Round the World Race victory.

Walker's Volvo race team making good progress

Daily Echo:

6:56pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

SOUTHAMPTON sailor Ian Walker remains in a good position in his challenge to become the first British sailor to skipper a yacht to Volvo Round the World Race victory.

He's done it! sailing legend achieves transatlantic race podium finish - at the age of 75

Daily Echo:

4:02pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

HAMPSHIRE sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston has achieved a podium finish in a gruelling transatlantic race – at the age of 75.

Canoe challenge in memory of sailor lost at sea

Daily Echo:

1:07pm Friday 21st November 2014

A TEAM of lecturers at a Hampshire college are taking part in a gruelling canoe race in memory of a former student who perished at sea.

Sir Robin still in third place

Daily Echo:

8:10pm Friday 21st November 2014

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is still into third place in the Route du Rhum with a lead of 40 nautical miles over fourth.

Squall can’t stall Garmin Hamble Winter Series fleet...

Daily Echo:

5:00am Friday 21st November 2014

Menacing skies, a torrential rain squall and an indecisive breeze couldn’t stop the assembled Garmin Hamble Winter Series fleet from getting in some cracking racing on the sixth weekend of the series, writes Ben Meakins.

Route du Rhum finish line in sight for Sir Robin

Daily Echo:

1:00am Friday 21st November 2014

Legendary sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston almost has the finish line in his sights on the gruelling transatlantic Route du Rhum race.

Sir Robin into third

Daily Echo: Sir Robin Knox-Johnson, 75, aboard Grey Power

10:14am Friday 21st November 2014

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston has moved back into third place in the Route du Rhum and has a lead of 13 miles over fourth.

Olympic sailor becomes ambassador to charity for young people

Daily Echo: Ian Walker

10:09am Wednesday 19th November 2014

Southampton Olympic sailor Ian Walker, skipper of Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) contender Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, has been appointed as an ambassador to one of the world’s leading foundations working to support young people.

Walker set for next challenge as Volvo Ocean Race second leg begins

Daily Echo:

2:00am Tuesday 18th November 2014

Southampton sailor Ian Walker is preparing to embark on the next part of his challenge to become the first English skipper to win the Volvo Ocean Race.

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