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  1. French sailor Francois Gabart wins the Vendee Globe solo around-the-world yacht race in a record time.
  2. Yachtswoman Sam Davies on cutting free a pole the height of two double-decker buses, plus sailing in the dark and fog with no wind
  3. Four-time Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie will not compete at Rio 2016, focusing on the Americas Cup instead.
  4. Olympic silver medallist windsurfer Nick Dempsey confirms he intends to compete at the 2016 Games in Rio.
  5. Samantha Davies' 2012-13 Vendee Globe round-the-world race has been ended by a broken mast.
  6. International Sailing Federation chiefs reverse their decision to replace windsurfing with kiteboarding in the Olympics.
  7. Marc Guillemot, a pre-tournament favourite to win the Vendee Globe 2012-13, has been forced to quit the race.
  8. Three British sailors set sail on Saturday aiming to win the ultimate yachting prize - the Vendee Globe solo non-stop around-the-world race.
  9. Four-time sailing Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie takes Sailor of the Year award for the fourth time in his career.
  10. Hannah Mills, Britain's 470 Olympic silver medallist, hopes London Olympic success will inspire British women to remain in sport.