Perfect conditions for fundraising sailing regatta

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

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.

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.

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.

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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Dylan Fletcher and Alain Sign training in the 49er at Weymouth after being selected for Rio 2016. Picture: Richard Langdon/British Sailing

Alain Sign ready for heat of Olympic gold medal chase

The pressure of competing on the biggest stage of all holds no fear for Alain Sign as he prepares to get his Olympic gold medal mission underway in Brazil today.

Sir Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR celebrate.  Picture: Paul Jacobs (160270-118)

Ainslie & Co raise the BAR in Portsmouth

Sir Ben Ainslie is hoping history repeats itself after leading Land Rover BAR to a thrilling America’s Cup triumph in Portsmouth yesterday.

Sir Ben Ainslie celebrates after leading Land Rover BAR to America's Cup glory in Portsmouth    Picture: Malcolm Wells

Double delight as Ainslie’s crew are best BAR none

Sir Ben Ainslie paid tribute to his Land Rover BAR crew after the home favourites kept their cool under pressure to deliver America’s Cup glory in Portsmouth.

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Paul Campbell-James, centre, and Sir Ben Ainslie, left. Picture: Harry KH/Land Rover BAR

Video: Practice makes perfect as BAR eye more glory

Land Rover BAR wing-trimmer Paul Campbell-James is hoping practice makes perfect after the hosts impressed on the eve of this weekend’s return of competitive America’s Cup racing to Portsmouth.

Spectators were out in force to witness Land Rover BAR & Co in action Picture: Paul Jacobs

Video: Land Rover BAR signal intent with practice day points win

Home favourites Land Rover BAR signalled their intent ahead of this weekend’s America’s Cup World Series racing in Portsmouth by impressing in practice today.

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Christian Burgess got a taste of the America's Cup. Picture: Sarah Standing

Pompey defender makes splash as he embraces city’s culture

Christian Burgess embraced the community culture surrounding Pompey as he took to the water to welcome the second instalment of America’s Cup racing to the city.

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(from left to right) Groupama Team France skipper Frank Cammas, Artemis Racing Helmsan Francesco Bruni, Land Rover BAR Team Principal, Skipper and Helmsman Sir Ben Ainslie, Oracle team USA skipper and Helmsman Jimmy Spithill, Emirates Team New Zealand skipper and sailing director Glenn Ashby and Softbank Team Japan's CEO and Skipper Dean Barker. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA

Sir Ben Ainslie: We want to achieve something Britain can be proud of

Sir Ben Ainslie believes home glory this weekend can boost the bid to bring the America’s Cup back to Portsmouth.

Land Rover Bar skipper and home-favourite Sir Ben Ainslie   Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Sir Ben Ainslie: America’s Cup rivals will be gunning for us but we are ready

SIR BEN AINSLIE is expecting to come under fire from all angles this weekend as the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series returns to Portsmouth.

Groupama Team France skipper Franck Cammas, left   Picture: Sarah Standing

Cammas: Portsmouth crowd are the best in the world

FRANCK CAMMAS can’t wait to again experience the full force of the best crowd in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series.


Thornburg sets new Round the Island record

Lloyd Thornburg is celebrating after setting a new multihull course record for the Round the Island Race.

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