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Thousands descend on Isle of Wight for Round the Island Race

Thousands descend on Isle of Wight for Round the Island Race

Martin Whitmarsh (left) celebrates with Lewis Hamilton during his Formula One days with McLaren

Southampton's Whitmarsh: 'honoured and humbled' to be part of Britain's America's Cup challenge

The BAR team outside of their new HQ

Sir Ben Ainslie takes next step in America's Cup quest

Tired: Ian Walker holds his trophy at the end of the Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race champion Ian Walker: "my kids want their daddy back"

Hampshire's Ian Walker fulfills dream after officially being crowned Volvo Ocean Race champion

Hampshire's Ian Walker fulfills dream after officially being crowned Volvo Ocean Race champion

Walker has to remain patient as Volvo Ocean Race takes a pit-stop

Walker has to remain patient as Volvo Ocean Race takes a pit-stop

Hampshire's Volvo Ocean Race sailors Channel their energy

Hampshire's Volvo Ocean Race sailors Channel their energy

Williams claims back-to-back Royal Southern Match Cup victories

Williams claims back-to-back Royal Southern Match Cup victories

Battle for podium places hots-up on Volvo Ocean Race

Battle for podium places hots-up on Volvo Ocean Race

Sam Davies.

Skip’s joy at historic triumph

Southampton yachting skipper Ian Walker

Hampshire sailor makes history by becoming first UK skipper to win round world race

Hampshire sailors record 'huge' Volvo Ocean Race victory

Hampshire sailors record 'huge' Volvo Ocean Race victory

Hamphshire's Davies leads the way in Volvo Ocean Race

Hampshire's Davies leads the way in Volvo Ocean Race

Ian Walker

Walker hopes dealt blow

Team SCA hanging in there on Volvo Ocean Race

Team SCA hanging in there on Volvo Ocean Race

Walker struts to the summit of Volvo Ocean Race rankings

Walker struts to the summit of Volvo Ocean Race rankings

Williams completes impressive comeback in title defence

Williams completes impressive comeback at the start of title defence

The Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team

Hampshire sailor's team face tough conditions in next leg of round-the-world race

Royal Victoria Country Park

Boat Jumble Sale attracts hundreds of people

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing en route to Newport

Walker braced for a nail-biting finish to sixth leg of Volvo Ocean Race

Walker continues Volvo Ocean Race chase

Walker continues Volvo Ocean Race chase

IAN WALKER

Walker on the charge in Volvo Ocean Race

Hampshire sailors on Volvo Ocean Race have a need for speed

Hampshire sailors on Volvo Ocean Race have a need for speed

These scenes are set to be repeated as the Clipper Race is set to start and finish in London again this year.

Hampshire based Clipper Race organisers announce London again as start and finish point for round-the-world race

Libby Greenhalgh

Volvo Ocean Racers circumnavigate the globe

Comedian Dom Joly jumps from onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing at the start of Leg 6 in Itajai

Joly good show for Volvo Ocean Race

Robin Knox-Johnston waving aboard his 32ft ketch Suhaili off Falmouth in 1969 after becoming the first man to sail solo non-stop around the globe

Sir Robin still has appetite for adventure

Frank Fletcher

Marathon effort for charity boss

Rob Greenhalgh and his team-mates aboard the MAPFRE boat.

Close start to Volvo Ocean Race sixth leg

IAN WALKER

PICTURES: Hampshire skipper Ian Walker taking nothing for granted ahead of sixth leg of Volvo Ocean Race

Sam Davies

Sam seeks third in-port race win

Dongfeng Race Team

Back up for sail

Sam Davies steers Team SCA home

Hampshire's Sam Davies finally leads her team to the finish-line of the latest Volvo Ocean Race stage

Ian Walker

UPDATED: Walker's team claim victory in Volvo Ocean Race leg 5

Hamble’s Sam Davies.

Volvo ocean race trio pay tribute to former coach

Dongfeng Race Team entering the Beagle channel on its way to Ushuaia.

Leaders Dongfeng drop out of Volvo Ocean Race's latest leg

Hampshire sailors pay tribute to dead coach

Hampshire sailors pay tribute to dead coach

America’s Cup racing in San Francisco in August 2012

Best views of America’s Cup

Ian Walker leads the pack

Walker leading charge on Volvo Ocean Race

Ian Walker's Abu Dhabi boat

More drama for Hampshire sailors on Volvo Ocean Race

SAM DAVIES

Hampshire sailor fights back after 'death roll' drama

Ian Williams, centre, with his GAC Pindar team after winning his fifth World Match Racing Tour title

Williams must double his efforts in sixth title bid

Leigh McMillan

McMillan is back to winning ways

Hampshire sailors locked in Volvo Ocean Race battle

Hampshire sailors locked in Volvo Ocean Race battle

Luke “Parko” Parkinson aboard the Abu Dhabi yacht

High stakes for sailors in Volvo Ocean Race

Sailors battle with rough seas

Hampshire sailors narrowly escape injury after dramatic spell on Volvo Ocean Race

Ian Walker

Patient Walker won't be too clever in Volvo Ocean Race

Walker avoiding being too smart in his quest for Volvo Ocean Race glory

Walker avoiding being too smart in his quest for Volvo Ocean Race glory

Hannah White's Twitter photograph showing fire trucks on standby at the airport.

Hampshire yachtswoman aboard plane forced to make emergency landing after cockpit filled with dangerous gas

Greg Miller from Gosport,

Three Hampshire sailors picked as Clipper 2015-16 Race skippers

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