British Sailor Alex Thomson steps down from racing and turns focus to the next generation

British Sailor Alex Thomson steps down from racing and turns focus to the next generation

British sailor Alex Thomson has announced he won’t compete as a skipper in the 2024 Vendée Globe, the solo, non-stop race around-the-world, but doesn’t rule out returning to the race in 2028. Thomson has competed in the IMOCA circuit for 19 years including five successive Vendée Globe’s with two podium finishes and numerous world records. “I have had the privilege to compete and race IMOCA 60s for…

The 41st St. Maarten Heineken Regatta cancelled due to fear of possible COVID developments

The 41st St. Maarten Heineken Regatta cancelled due to fear of possible COVID developments

On Monday January 25th, organizers of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta published its plans for the 41st edition of this annual event, eliminating the parties and social gatherings from this year’s event format and focusing on hosting the 4 days of world class racing, as it is first and foremost an outdoor sporting event. The…

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