Legend returns

The 2018 New Caledonia Groupama Race around the South Pacific’s island gem will see the return of Sean Langman’s multiple speed record holder Team Australia, the giant ORMA 60 trimaran.

Summer job

Tom Slingsby is trying to reprise the spirit of Australia II’s epic 1983 America’s Cup victory, devoting this summer to weld together a locally-backed Aussie team to challenge in New Zealand in 2021.