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Norwegian technical outdoor firm, Helly Hansen has bought the British brand Musto as part of its plans to become the world's leading suppliers of sailing clothing and technical wear

Ian Walker on route to winning the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. Credit: Ian Roman/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing

The double Olympic medallist, America’s Cup sailor and Volvo Ocean Race-winning skipper will take over from John Derbyshire, who will retire later this year.

The Skud-18 duo Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell win bronze in the Rio Paralympic Games. Credit: Richard Langdon/World Sailing

With gold and bronze Paralympic medals, Helena Lucas is Britain’s most successful Paralympic sailor ever. While Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell were “elated” to achieve another bronze Paralympic medal.

Survival conditions yesterday at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as 30+ knot gusts blew through Rio de Janeiro. Credit: Sailing Energy / World Sailing

After the postponement of the Laser and Laser Radial Medal Races due to too little then too much breeze, today's bumper schedule will include these races alongside the Finn and…

Nick Dempsey and Dorian Van Rijsselberghe © Richard Langdon/British Sailing Team

Britain has claimed its first sailing medal of Rio 2016 - ahead of tomorrow's first medal race - after windsurfer Nick Dempsey secured a second successive RS:X Men’s Olympic silver.…