We're back in Saint Tropez as the Giraglia Rolex Cup winds up. Then we go to Guadeloupe to discover how a Canadian couple have hit upon a winning formula for observing underwater life - without getting wet.
This week we're in Saint Tropez, where amateurs and professionals alike gather on the world's most spectacular boats for the annual Giraglia Rolex Cup. Then we meet Aurélien Ducroz, an extreme skier who has swapped the mountain for the high seas...
In Oman, a country with a strong maritime traditions, the creation of the "Oman Sail" team has given young Omanis a chance to discover sailing. We also visit the Tour de Belle-Ile, an island off the coast of southern Brittany which is a favourite spot for skippers.
The biggest labour protests in 2 decades have fizzled out, and the President's pension-reform headache is lifting, but both sides are left counting their losses. A new air connection between Paris and Baghdad marks an important milestone in Iraq's economic development. We'll show you how France hopes to throw its hat into the business ring. And the ninth edition of the Route du Rhum Trans-Atlantic, single-handed yacht race gets underway.
Fourteen-year-old Dutch sailor Laura Dekker set sail Saturday in her 11.5-metre boat in an attempt to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world. She departed in secrecy from Gibraltar to avoid media attention.
Dutch sailing enthusiast Laura Dekker, aged 14, set off from the port of Den Osse in south-western Netherlands on Wednesday morning in a bid to become the youngest person to sail around the world solo.
The America's Cup, the oldest sporting competition in the world, is about to start in Valencia, Spain, after months of trials between two rivals, the Swiss defender, Alinghi, and the US challenger, Oracle owners.
Yachtswoman Dame Ellen MacArthur, who broke the record for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe in 2005, has retired from competitive sailing to concentrate on environmental campaigning. She will continue to sail for pleasure.
America's Cup title holder Alinghi has chosen the United Arab Emirates to host the next competition in February, drawing criticism from challengers BMW-Oracle, who say they should have been party to the decision.