Racing sailing and marine industry news updated every hour
  1. After years in development, the world's first passive plastic collection device is going to be deployed in the Pacific Ocean in an attempt to do something about plastic pollution.
  2. On Wednesday at Winchester Crown Court, Yacht Manager Doug Innes was found not guilty on four charges of gross negligence manslaughter.
  3. Britain's sailors continued their pursuit of medals on the second day of World Cup Series Hyères with Ben Saxton and Nicola Boniface leading the charge in the Nacra 17.
  4. Young 49erFX crew Natasha Bryant and Annie Wilmot have scored a breakthrough result on day two at Hyeres in France, securing their first bullet at a World Cup event, as their male teammates, David Gilmour and Joel Turner, continued wrestle for top spot
  5. Patience and tenacity were necessary traits on the second day of the World Cup Series in Hyères on Wednesday as further light winds gave the 40 Finn sailors a lot to think about.
  6. At 20:35 local time the last of the 647 sailors from 46 nations competing at the third round of Sailing's World Cup Series in Hyères, France got back to the dock, marking the end of a long and challenging day.
  7. Kermit probably had the most famous iteration containing those words as part of a longer statement.
  8. The first edition of the Nice UltiMed is up and running! This Wednesday, in the Vieux Port in Marseille, spectators came out in force to admire the three giants, IDEC SPORT, Sodebo Ultim' and Actual-Grand Large Emotion.
  9. As per the Endangered Species Act, it is unlawful to approach within 500 yards of a North Atlantic right whale by a vessel, aircraft (including drones) or other means, or to fail to take required avoidance measures.
  10. I interviewed Nikki Henderson, skipper of Visit Seattle in the 2017/2018 Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, to learn more about commanding a vessel in this demanding event.