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Rich Mason finishes second Rookie in the Solo Maître Coq

Rich Mason finishes second Rookie in the Solo Maître Coq

15th Mar 2014

Artemis Offshore Academy skipper Rich Mason (Artemis 77) finished the 215 mile Solo Maître Coq 19th overall and second Rookie, just three minutes behind last year’s winning Rookie Jack Bouttell (Overboard) in 18th.

A light and tactical start to the season for the Artemis Offshore Academy

A light and tactical start to the season for the Artemis Offshore Academy

13th Mar 2014

Sun cream and sunglasses on, the 38 boat Solo Maître Coq fleet crossed start line at the third attempt just after 1130GMT, light winds of around 6 knots saw the Figaros drifting early over the line early resulting in two general recalls.

One week to the start of the Solo Maître Coq for Academy skippers

One week to the start of the Solo Maître Coq for Academy skippers

6th Mar 2014

With one week to go until the start of the Solo Maître Coq, Academy Rookies Sam Matson, Alan Roberts and Rich Mason are up against one of their biggest challenges yet – preparing for the big unknown.

Jack is back

Jack is back

4th Mar 2014

Jack Bouttell, 2013’s La Solitaire du Figaro ‘Rookie’ Champion, will once again compete in the prestigious race known as the unofficial world championship of solo offshore sailing.

Academy Rookies countdown to start of the Solo Maître Coq

Academy Rookies countdown to start of the Solo Maître Coq

27th Feb 2014

In just two weeks time, Artemis Offshore Academy Rookies Sam Matson, Alan Roberts and Rich Mason will come face to face with some of the Class Figaro’s finest sailors as they take on the Solo Maître Coq on 13th March.

Ed Hill to race in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

Ed Hill to race in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

18th Feb 2014

By taking on the Solitaire du Figaro in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, Ed hopes to engage people in his solo challenge and in doing so raise awareness and support for the charity whose work benefits so many.

The Artemis Offshore Academy takes training up a gear in Lorient

The Artemis Offshore Academy takes training up a gear in Lorient

22nd Jan 2014

Back to school for Artemis Offshore Academy sailors Sam Matson, Alan Roberts and Rich Mason...

Sam Matson braves the storm to pay visit to Sutton Harbour, Plymouth

Sam Matson braves the storm to pay visit to Sutton Harbour, Plymouth

16th Jan 2014

Sam Matson arrives in his University town of Plymouth in Sutton Harbour for one final visit ahead of ‘La Solitaire du Figaro’ in June.

Best sporting year yet for the Artemis Offshore Academy

Best sporting year yet for the Artemis Offshore Academy

18th Dec 2013

Sam Matson, Alan Roberts and Richard Mason will go forward in training and compete on the highly-competitive Figaro Class race circuit in 2014

2014 miles for 2014 and a UK Solitaire stopover

2014 miles for 2014 and a UK Solitaire stopover

9th Dec 2013

A brand new, never before raced course spanning 2014 miles for 2014 and the exciting announcement of the first UK stop over in 11 years