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Alex Thomson locked in battle for first place

Alex Thomson reached the half way point in the solo, unassisted, non-stop Vendée Globe race today.

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Gosport sailor Alex Thomson   Picture: Yves Sucksdorff

Thomson leads Vendée Globe

Gosport sailor Alex Thomson is once again at the front of the Vendée Globe fleet after successfully hunting down arch rival Armel Le Cléac’h in the Southern Ocean.

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Thomson breaks second world record

Alex Thomson has beaten the world sailing record in the Vendee Globe, travelling 535.34 nautical miles in 24 hours.

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The Land Rover BAR team celebrate Americas Cup World Series glory after topping the standings in Japan Picture: Lloyd Images

Ainslie focused on Bermuda after World Series win

Sir Ben Ainslie toasted Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series glory but immediately turned his sights on the ultimate prize.

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Land Rover BAR in action in Fukuoka Picture: Sam Kurtul www.worldofthelens.co.uk

Land Rover BAR crowned World Series champions

Land Rover Bar have been crowned Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series champions.

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Land Rover BAR in action in Fukuoka Picture: Sam Kurtul www.worldofthelens.co.uk

Land Rover BAR top the table in Fukuoka

Land Rover BAR have extended their lead in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup series.

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Fareham doctor gets on board for transatlantic yacht race

A DOCTOR will hit the high seas in a yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Action from today's practice races in Fukuoka, Japan Picture: Sam Kurtul www.worldofthelens.co.uk

Land Rover BAR close in on series

Land Rover BAR started slowly at today’s practice session for the Japanese round of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series (ACWS).

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Mayor honours talented young bursary sailors

YOUNG sailors had an audience with the mayor when she presented their much-deserved sailing certificates.

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The start of the Vendee Globe, in Les Sables d'Olonne, France Picture: Jean-Marie Liot / DPPI / Vendee Globe

Flying start for Thomson

SAILING legend Alex Thomson’s bid for round-the-world glory has got off to a flying start, with the solo skipper crossing the line in pole position yesterday.

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Boats out in The Solent at Portsmouth Regatta

Perfect conditions for fundraising sailing regatta

THIS year’s Portsmouth Regatta has been hailed a huge success.

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Sailing boats out on The Solent in a previous Portsmouth Regatta

Prestigious regatta makes a return to our shores

THE Solent will play host to a series of sailing races which will take place this weekend for charity.

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Land Rover BAR in Super Sunday action in Toulon Picture: Lloyd Images

Ainslie praise as Land Rover BAR stretch series lead

Sir Ben Ainslie praised his Land Rover BAR team after they stretched their lead at the top of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series standings.

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Sir Ben Ainslie Picture: Malcolm Wells PPP-160724-202442006

BAR sit fifth after ‘tough’ day

Sir Ben Aisnlie admitted his Land Rover BAR side suffered a ‘tough’ day on the water in Toulon as they closed day one of the latest round of the America’s Cup World Series in fifth place.

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Land Rover BAR strategist Giles Scott has returned to the team after winning gold at the Olympics Picture: Harry KH / Land Rover BAR

Great Scott back to bid BAR Bid

LAND ROVER BAR welcome Olympic champion Giles Scott back to their ranks as the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup (ACWS) descends on Toulon this weekend.

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The Tudor Sailing Club wants to encourage people to try out sailing, rowing and kayaking

Making the most of the sea on our doorstep

The phrase ‘missing what’s right in front of you’ springs to mind when thinking of the Solent and the recreational scope it has to offer.

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Dartmouth to Gosport Small Ships Race will arrive on Wednesday

Hundreds of youngsters take part in sailing race

ALMOST 200 young people from across the UK are taking part in an exciting nautical challenge.

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Alain Sign, right, and Dylan Fletcher missed out on a medal in the 49er (skiff) class at the Rio Olympics  Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

No Sign of a medal for Alain

Alain Sign missed out on Olympic glory in Brazil today.

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Giles Scott steps on to the podium to claim his Finn gold medal in Rio Picture: Richard Langdon/British Sailing Team

Scott revels in margin of victory in Rio

Giles Scott admitted he enjoyed the ‘huge luxury’ of having two days to reflect on his Olympics achievement after he sailed to Finn gold in Rio on Tuesday.

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Land Rover BARs Giles Scott celebrates victory in the Finn heavyweight dinghy class Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Great Scott wins Olympic gold

LAND ROVER BAR’s Giles Scott sealed Olympic gold in Rio today.

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