Posts Tagged Sailing

Search ends for yachtsman missing in French Polynesia dive

In this Oct.31, 2003 file picture Philippe Monnet of France , left, and  Laurent Bourgnon of Switzerland are  pictured in  Le Havre,  France. Leading Swiss yachtsman Laurent Bourgnon was reported missing by authorities in French Polynesia on Thursday June 25, 2015 after a diving accident. The Papeete rescue center in Tahiti said Bourgnon, who twice won the prestigious Route du Rhum trans-Atlantic sailing race, was diving on his own.  (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP,file)

PARIS (AP) — Maritime crews in French Polynesia have called off the search for Swiss yachtsman Laurent Bourgnon Sunday.

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Coast Guard: 2012 Olympic sailor missing off Florida coast

MIAMI (AP) — The Coast Guard is searching in Biscayne Bay outside Miami for a missing sailor who was a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic sailing team.

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Yachtsman Laurent Bourgnon reported missing after dive

In this Oct.31, 2003 file picture Philippe Monnet of France , left, and  Laurent Bourgnon of Switzerland are  pictured in  Le Havre,  France. Leading Swiss yachtsman Laurent Bourgnon was reported missing by authorities in French Polynesia on Thursday June 25, 2015 after a diving accident. The Papeete rescue center in Tahiti said Bourgnon, who twice won the prestigious Route du Rhum trans-Atlantic sailing race, was diving on his own.  (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP,file)

PAPEETE, Tahiti (AP) — Leading Swiss yachtsman Laurent Bourgnon was reported missing by authorities in French Polynesia on Thursday after a diving incident.

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France’s finest sailors launch shot at 2017 America’s Cup

PARIS (AP) — Renowned sailors Franck Cammas, Michel Desjoyeaux, and Olivier de Kersauson have officially launched France’s bid to win the America’s Cup in 2017.

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