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    • How to follow the 35th America’s Cup this May and June 28th April 2017
      Beginning with qualifying on the 26th May, the oldest international sport competition in the world hits the iconic Great Sound in Bermuda. Here’s how you can watch Sir Ben Ainslie as he aims to win the 35th America’s Cup for Land Rover BARFebruary 2017. Land Rover BAR's Race boat R1 skippered by Sir Ben Ainslie […]
      Harriett Ferris
    • 26 interesting facts about Ben Ainslie (like he drives a Range Rover Sport and loves beef wellington) 28th April 2017
      Some interesting facts about Ben Ainslie – such as his favourite meal is beef wellington, he supports Chelsea FC and other factsBen Ainslie He drives an Aston Martin, his favourite meal is beef wellington, he supports Chelsea FC and other facts The post 26 interesting facts about Ben Ainslie (like he drives a Range Rover […]
      Elaine Bunting
    • Podcast: The secrets behind the race for the fastest America’s Cup foils 26th April 2017
      Elaine Bunting talks to Nick Holroyd, SoftBank Team Japan's technical director and one of the original design gurus of foiling America's Cup catamarans Oracle Team USA and SoftBank Team Japan during practice racing in Bermuda, April 2017 At first glance, the America’s Cup teams’ AC50s may look similar, but out of sight within the hulls […]
      Elaine Bunting
    • Tracy Edwards’ Whitbread maxi Maiden returns home for ambitious new project 25th April 2017
      Some 27 years after setting sail on the Whitbread Round the World race with the first all female crew, Tracy Edwards has brought the maxi Maiden home with a big new project in mindTracy Edwards (front) and some of her original crew on the Whitbread maxi Maiden A moment of history was revisited on the […]
      Elaine Bunting
    • Beneteau Oceanis Yachts 62 offers luxurious design at a price rarely seen in this category 25th April 2017
      Toby Hodges appreciates the comfort aboard the luxury cruiser winner of European Yacht of the Year 2017. But can she sail? Waterkampioen Proefvaarten voor de Europese Boot van het Jaar in Cannes Frankrijk. Samen met 10 Europese watersporttijdschriften wordt het Europese Jacht van het Jaar gekozen. De Beneteau Oceanis 62 Yacht This is the first […]
      Toby Hodges
    • Pitchpoled in the Pacific in an open boat – survival depends on crossing a deadly Pacific Island reef 24th April 2017
      Tom Cunliffe introduces an extract from 'A Single Wave' the tale of author Webb Chiles's extraordinary brush with death in the Pacific Ocean. Webb Chiles is a one-off, writes Tom Cunliffe. The first American to sail single-handed around Cape Horn, he has circumnavigated …Continue reading » The post Pitchpoled in the Pacific in an open […]
      Yachting World
    • Acadia – the latest Hoek Truly Classic TC90 and ‘an exceptional example of her genre’ 23rd April 2017
      A twin-cockpit miniature superyacht that can be handled by just two crew. Toby Hodges reports. Both the Truly Classic TC90 and TC127 designs have proven particularly popular recently and the launch of Acadia marks the …Continue reading » The post Acadia – the latest Hoek Truly Classic TC90 and ‘an exceptional example of her genre’ […]
      Toby Hodges
    • What is a rogue wave and is it possible to predict where and when one will strike a yacht? 20th April 2017
      The latest research on the phenomenon of monster waves in an extract from the new book Rogue Waves by Michael Olagnon and Janette Kerr. The first oceanographer to define a wave as ‘freak’ was Laurence Draper, a man who preferred to do his science …Continue reading » The post What is a rogue wave and […]
      Yachting World
    • Night sailing – the essential guide for offshore cruisers 19th April 2017
      Chris Tibbs on how to prepare for and enjoy offshore night watches With a full moon and following wind, night sailing can be one of the great pleasures to be had when …Continue reading » The post Night sailing – the essential guide for offshore cruisers appeared first on Yachting World.
      Yachting World
    • Endurance is a 110m expedition superyacht concept with styling inspired by Airstream 18th April 2017
      Expedition yachts take all shapes and sizes these days but practical necessity and reliability look to have been given prominence by the design consortium behind this new concept. Here is an expedition yacht with a difference – namely, its size. Were this to be built it would be …Continue reading » The post Endurance is […]
      Toby Hodges