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Offshore Team Germany wins coastal race - Ocean Race Europe IMOCA 60 update

6th June

The Ocean Race Europe fleet returned to competitive action in Cascais, Portugal on Saturday where the 12 international teams representing nine countries took on the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy coastal race ahead of the s ...
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Vendee Globe IMOCA 60 performance and speed

1st January

Most Vendee Globe followers will be familiar with the virtual bungie cord that ‘connects’ yachts as they race around the globe. Spread out and experiencing different weather systems, however carefully we log data it ca ...
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OC announce new 25m motor sailer explorer design

27th December 2020

Our latest design, a highly innovative hybrid diesel-electric powered motor sailer, with lifting shaft drives was our primary project during the second half of 2019 and into the Spring of 2020, until the economic effects of Covid ...
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Vendee Globe 2020 - Owen Clarke IMOCA 60s set off

8th November 2020

Owen Clarke don’t have a new foiling IMOCA 60 in the 2020 edition of the Vendée Globe, which of course is undeniably a disappointment for us. However, we still have some great skippers and historic Open 60s in this year’s event to ...
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High latitude sailing above the Arctic Circle

30th September 2020

During the Summer, sailboat designer and sailor Merfyn Owen spent three weeks cruising above the Arctic Circle onboard Qilak, a recently launched Owen Clarke designed sailing explorer yacht. With the opportunity to live aboard for ...
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Class 40's in the Normandy Channel Race 2020

19th September 2020

 A finish off the podium for Thibaut Lefevre (FRA) and Sebastien Marsset (FRA) didn’t in any way reflect the level of skill they brought to the game. They were in touch with the leader from the start, having been as high as second ...
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Owen Clarke delivers new IMOCA 60 canting keel design for Finland’s Vendee Globe

6th August 2020

Despite the Covid crises it's been a very busy five months for Owen Clarke. OC have been working on multiple racing and cruising design and engineering projects including a new 25m high latitude motor-sailer. However, this is the ...
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Happy Birthday Kingfisher

1st March 2020

  Happy Birthday Kifi ! 20 years ago this week, Kingfisher was launched and undertook her first sailing trials in New Zealand. An amazing team effort by everyone to design and build this ground breaking boat so far from 'home' in ...
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#157 2019 Class 40 season and TJV - it's a wrap !

26th November 2019

Normandy Channel Race It all started with the Normandy Channel Race, back in May. Everyone who's ever put a new boat into an offshore race will tell you it's a huge effort and worth tapping yourself on the back just to get to a b ...
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Class 40s in the first 48 hours of the Transat Jacques Vabres

25th September 2019

 Three classes: Multi 50, IMOCA 60 and Class 40 set off on the 2019 Transat Jacques Vabres from Le Havre on Sunday. Starting in light airs the fleet raced around the ‘inshore course’ before setting off down the channel in a rising ...
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