Louis Vuitton, New record, AC exclusives and all the sailing news

Welcome to Sail-World.com's latest UK newsletter.

A lot happening internationally but first on the local UK scene the RS classes are certainly into their winter sailing. Be quick if you wish to enter the RYA Volvo Youth National Championships, the joint British Services Exercise Transglobe has started the leg to Antigua, Dee Caffari has entered the Barcelona World Race with an all-female crew, skipper Hannah Jenner is a busy lady .... and much, much more.

Don't miss Sail-World.com's exclusive series of interviews with winning BMW Oracle skipper James Spithill and Grant Simmer. The series provides new detail from the 33rd America's Cup, from both the BMW Oracle and Alinghi camps, and some suggestions on the likely direction for the 2013/2014 34th America's Cup..

Ben Ainslie's TeamOrgin took an early shower at the Louis Vuitton Trophy Series sailed in Auckland, New Zealand. On that subject Bob Fisher's views on the regatta are a must read.

The Clipper race fleet is heading to San Francisco and the World Match Racing Tour has profiled this year's entrants, including Ian Williams and Ben Ainslie. And we have great galleries of images from events all over the world for you to view.

A great read and we hope you enjoy this week's news..............