Land Rover BAR sit eighth in Muscat

Land Rover BAR Academy sit eighth in Act 1 of the Extreme Sailing Series 2017.

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Alex Thomson celebrates finishing the Vendee Globe Picture: Lloyd Images

Public urged to come and cheer home Gosport sailor Alex Thomson on Saturday

MEMBERS of the public are being urged to pack the harbour and welcome home round-the-world sailor Alex Thomson.

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Rowing is just one of many activities that the Sea Cadets enjoy

Massive recruitment drive for Sea Cadets charity

YOUNG people from across the Portsmouth region are being given the opportunity to sign up to the Sea Cadets.

The Wetwheels Solent catamaran sailing across the ocean

Wetwheels Solent in bid for extra funding

WETWHEELS Solent is looking to receive some much-welcomed funding from supermarket chain, Tesco.


Homecoming for Alex Thompson postponed

THE homecoming for world-renowned sailor Alex Thomson has been postponed due to expected poor weather.

Kitty was lying at Yachthaven and had been run as a restaurant for almost three years

THIS WEEK IN 1981: Kitty moves on from its landlubber post

The sailing barge, Kitty, built in 1895 and well-known at Hayling Island where she was berthed, was to head out to see once again.

Alex Thomson onboard his Hugo Boss  yacht Picture: Lloyd Images

‘Beer and rum’ await Gosport Vendee Globe star Alex Thomson - and he’s also going on a sailing holiday

ROUND-THE-WORLD yachtsman Alex Thomson has revealed what he will do to relax after his exploits in the 74-day Vendee Globe endurance race... go on a sailing holiday.

Photo Vincent Curutchet / DPPI / Vendee Globe

WATCH: Sailing star Alex Thomson describes ‘amazing feeling’ after finishing second in Vendee Globe

SAILING legend Alex Thomson has described the ‘amazing feeling’ after crossing the finish line of the epic Vendee Globe chase in second this morning.

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Susie Tomson from Land Rover BAR, with Charles Clover, left, and Sacha Bonsor

Land Rover BAR hailed for ocean health contribution

Portsmouth racing team Land Rover BAR has been honoured for its contribution to the health and wellbeing or the oceans.

Gosport sailor Alex Thomson Picture: Mark Lloyd Images

Vendée Globe Race update: Thomson still in second place

Gosport sailor Alex Thomson remains in second place going into the final stages of The Vendée Globe Race.

Alex Thomson   Picture: Christophe Launay

Thomson closes gap in Vendée Globe glory hunt

Alex Thomson closed the gap on Vendée Globe leader Armel Le Cléac’h over the weekend.

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Alex Thomson on HUGO BOSS Picture: Lloyd Images

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.

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

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

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.

Action from today's practice races in Fukuoka, Japan Picture: Sam Kurtul

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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