Shirley Robertson OBE, Double gold medallist and TV Presenter


News Archive

CNN Mainsail – July 2015

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Shirley looks back at this year’s Volvo Ocean Race. One design principle shakes up Volvo Ocean Race From racing to...

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CNN Mainsail – June 2015

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Bermuda will host the America’s Cup in 2017 when the world’s best sailors will go head-to-head. The sailing battle of...

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CNN Mainsail – May 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Shirley looks at the challenges of sailing an MOD70 at the Voiles de St. Barth. The super-boat that comes with...

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One design game changer

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

A contest of relentless pace and pressure, the new format Volvo Ocean Race is the closest edition yet with four...

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F1 on the water

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Flying or sailing? Shirley is at the Moth World Championships in Sorrento, Australia with some of the best sailors in...

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When ocean racing becomes survival

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Shirley and the team speak to sailors who have ‘rescued’ and been ‘rescued’ from ocean racing, one thing is very...

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Let battle commence

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Sydney plays host the final round of the highly competitive 2014 Extreme Sailing series and Wild Oats XI and Comanche...

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91 boats and a 3,500 mile dash across the Atlantic

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

What is so special about the Route du Rhum? Every four years hundreds of thousands of people watch the start...

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The long road to Rio

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Santander, Northern Spain, 10 days, 1200 sailors, 10 Olympic disciplines. Can Brazil shine with a home advantage and can the...

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Who has the winning formula?

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Port Cervo, Sardinia, Italy, world class professional sailors and multi-millionaire owner drivers – welcome to the Mini Maxi World Championships...

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