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  Tuesday, 30 July, 2002, 15:58 GMT 16:58 UK
LATEST NEWS


Ellen MacArthur Ellen moves into F1 sailing
BBC Sport's sailing commentator Richard Simmonds reports on Ellen MacArthur's intention to conquer the world of sailing.
Videovideo
Frenchman's epic voyage over
Golding's great effort
London welcomes MacArthur
Britain should be proud of Ellen
Golding in the doldrums
Frenchman completes Vendee podium
Ellen receives heroine's welcome


BACKGROUND FEATURES

Ellen MacArthur Follow in Ellen's footsteps
Fancy trying your hand at Sailing? BBC Sport Online finds out how to go about it but discovers that becoming the next Ellen MacArthur will not be easy in the UK.
Ellen's sleep secrets
A diamond boat is a girl's best friend
Ellen: A first-hand account
MacArthur: General of the seas
Why the French embraced Ellen
Ellen's journey back to reality
Edwards lauds MacArthur's efforts
Sport in its purest form


PHOTO GALLERIES

Ellen MacArthur On board with Ellen
BBC Sport Online gives you a guided tour on board Kingfisher, the boat in which Britain's Ellen MacArthur sailed around the world.
London welcomes Ellen - in pictures
The Vendee Globe race - in pictures


RACE HIGHLIGHTS

Desjoyeaux sails across the finish Desjoyeaux wins Vendee race
Frenchman Michel Desjoyeaux completes the Vendee Globe round-the-world yacht race in record time.
MacArthur re-writes sailing history
Vendee Globe: The full story
Obstacle slows MacArthur's progress
MacArthur locked in Vendee battle
Yachtswoman in near-fatal drama
Vendee Globe makes delayed start
British yachtswoman's transatlantic win
MacArthur's arrival: Audio/Video story


SPORTS TALK

Ellen MacArthur How great is MacArthur's achievement?
Ellen MacArthur has completed her solo 26,000 mile trip around the globe. Just how great is this sporting achievement?
Ellen's answers


AUDIO/VIDEO AUDIO/VIDEO
Michel Desjoyeaux and Ellen MacarthurAll at sea
Audio and video charting Ellen's arrival

AUDIO/VIDEO AUDIO/VIDEO
Ellen MacArthur arrives back in SouthamptonHeroic return
Yachting star MacArthur back on British soil
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