Yachts

This Man Is Suing Over A Bad Paint Job Of His 391ft Yacht

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko is suing Dutch paint giant Akzo Nobel for £62 million in damages, claiming that they carried out an "unsatisfa...

Why Are Superyacht Sales Soaring?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

George Osborne has been presented with further proof that Britain's economy is "turning a corner" as superyacht sales in the UK have soared to their h...

Is This The World's Best Job?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK

One lucky Brit could be paid to live a "life of luxury", having to take on tasks like testing out the newest cars, lounging in the finest hotels and d...

On Board With Alex Thomson - The Vendée Globe

Alex_Thomson | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Sport
Alex_Thomson

On 10 November I embarked on one of the most gruelling sporting challenges in the world today - the solo round-the-world race, the Vendée Globe. The race has always been won by a Frenchman, but this year I hope to become the first Briton to win on board the 60ft monochrome yacht; HUGO BOSS.

Can Brits Win 'The Marathon Of The Seas'?

PA | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Sport

Three British sailors set sail today aiming to win the ultimate yachting prize - the Vendee Globe solo non-stop around-the-world race. Mike Golding...

Two Sailors Rescued After Hitting Giant Wave On Round-The-World Race

PA | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

Two sailors who were injured when a large wave crashed onto their yacht during a round-the world race were being airlifted to land today, race organis...

British Yachtsmen In Trouble After Giant Wave Strike

PA | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK

An operation is under way to parachute medical help to four sailors who were injured when a large wave crashed onto their yacht during a round-the-wor...

Bling City - Why Russians Love Miami

Ella Krasner | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ella Krasner

There are a lot of Russians in Miami. One reason is that many immigrants from Russia in the last century arrived and settled there. We call it Bling City. It's all big butts and big boobs, shiny dresses and shiny shoes, and no holding back on the brillianty2. Little wonder we feel so at home!

Sleeping in Extremes - Competing in the Vendée Globe

Alex_Thomson | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alex_Thomson

Nothing supplies the body with a better recharge than a sleep. No amount of Red Bull or Mars Bars prepares you as well as a nap. But with the preoccupations that I have when I'm alone on the boat, all of which are constantly important to not only my competitiveness in the race, but also my survival, I can't afford to sleep for more than a short time.