Upcoming events…

  • Etchells Bi-Centennial Regatta, July 2016
  • Cowes Commodore’s Cup, July 2016
  • 5o5 World Championships, Weymouth July 2016
  • Cowes Week – August 2016
  • Hamilton Island Race Week – August 2016
  • VX One Qld States – October 2016
  • America’s Cup World Series: Japan Nov 2016 (TBC)
  • METS – November 2016 (TBC)
  • Sailing World Cup Melbourne – December 2016
  • Australian Tasar Nationals – Jan 2017
  • Key West Race Week – Jan 2017
  • Festival of Sails – Jan 2017

Latest adventures…

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LVACWS Portsmouth final day – fast and furious

While Oracle Team USA did all but everything they could to take the win with a 2, 1, 1 scorecard today, it wasn’t enough to topple the fast and furious tenacity of a Ben Ainslie led Land Rover BAR on the final day of racing at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth. […]

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LVACWS Portsmouth 2016 day 1: “Bumper” action

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series racing today in Portsmouth, with light winds across the course in a slowly building south-easterly sea breeze was far more exciting than any of us were expecting. Feedback from all of the teams put this down to a tight start line, tidal influence and the constantly shifting breeze […]

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LVACWS Portsmouth 2016 practice: home team advantage?

I feel like I should buy a lottery ticket. No offence locals of England, but I believe we have had five sunny summer days in a row, which meant for a little sea breeze this afternoon, and four practice races ahead of official racing tomorrow and Sunday. Could this be the first Louis Vuitton America’s […]

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LVACWS Portsmouth Press Conference: locking in the Cup and spying

T hey say the years get faster, and this one has just flown by. It feels like more than a year and yesterday at the same time that the America’s Cup World Series was first raced in Portsmouth. And now, as I am typing this, the AC45’s are heading out on the water for an […]

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The Magenta Project is set to give female sailors “wings”

I chatted with Dee Caffari and Sharon Ferris this morning about what the Magenta Project is doing in Cowes this week! The Extreme Sailing Series has given a squad of eight to twelve girls a GC32 to borrow leading right up to Cowes Week, to help up skill some of our top women sailors in […]

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RC44’s in Portsmouth 2016

Chris Bake has been involved with the RC44’s since the beginning, ten years ago. His team, Team Aqua came second in Portsmouth, giving them the overall lead for the RC44 World Tour for 2016, the “Golden Wheels”. Was great to chat with Chris about all things to do with the class, his team, and also […]

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NC Sports broadcast 8 July

I joined the NC Sports newsroom from Cowes to chat about the Round the Island Race, the World Match Racing Tour and the Tour de France de Voile. This is my segment only from the show that aired around the world to over 22 million viewers on 8 July 2016, but make sure you check […]

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World Champions AND Millionaires!

Just wow! Phil Robertson with Will Tiller, James Wierzerbowski and Stewart Dodson are the new World Match Racing Tour World Champions and winners of ONE MILLION DOLLARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Check out my interview with the whole team, and the cheque. Apologies for the excessive noise, there was a bit of excitement from the masses who were watching […]

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Match Cup Sweden 2016 – Back on the rock with the semi finalists

I am back on the rock! Great to be back at Marstrand, in time to catch up with the semi-finalists, 36 Below Racing (taking down Williams 3-0), US One (defeating Wallen 3-0), Redline Racing (coming back against Martinez 3-1) and Waka Racing (smashing Guichard 3-0), who will battle it out through to the finals, and […]

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She’ll be sailing ’round the island – J.P. Morgan Round the Island Race

Wow! What a race, definitely one for the “bucket list”, the Round the Island Race. I think I “picked” the year to do it too, with plenty of breeze on, and plenty of action on board the winning First 40 La Reponse (you can find two live broadcasts from on board via Facebook below) as […]

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