A unique opportunity to associate with one of British sport’s most innovative training programmes becomes available today with the announcement by the UK-based fund manager Artemis that it is ending its 10-year sponsorship of British sailing.
The month of June was a gruesome one for the Artemis Offshore Academy sailors and everyone deals with the aftermath of such a difficult race in his or her own way.
Alan Roberts is top Brit and Will Harris crowned Rookie champion as the 2016 Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro concludes
The 47th edition of the Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro concluded in La Rochelle today with celebrations in the British camp.
After an intense battle over almost 1,500 nautical miles of tough solo coastal racing, 22-year-old Will Harris today became the third Artemis Offshore Academy skipper in four years to win the coveted Solitaire - Bompard Le Figaro Rookie title.
Eight British Figaro skippers set sail from the stunning French city of La Rochelle in France this evening on the deciding leg of the 2016 Solitaire - Bompard Le Figaro.