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    • The icon updated: meet the 1970s Swan 48 given a radical new look 15th October 2018
      Lucky Bird is a 1972 Swan 48 that has been given a spectacular new lease of life by Younique Yachts in the Netherlands Can you improve on perfection? The Sparkman & Stephens-designed Swan 48 is widely considered to be one of the most …Continue reading » The post The icon updated: meet the 1970s Swan […]
      Helen Fretter
    • The $1million match race: Ellison and Coutts unveil SailGP circuit for 50ft foiling catamarans 4th October 2018
      The new SailGP circuit will see six teams compete at five events around the world in one-design 50ft catamarans for a $1million prize purse There had been many rumours and speculative stories, but last night at a glitzy ceremony in London the highly anticipated …Continue reading » The post The $1million match race: Ellison and […]
      Helen Fretter
    • Golden Globe skipper recovering in hospital after dramatic Southern Ocean rescue 26th September 2018
      Golden Globe solo skipper Abhilash Toby was dramatically rescued from the South Indian Ocean after he was badly injured and spent nearly 72 hours adrift in his dismasted yachtPPL Photo Agency - Copyright free for editorial use only Photo Credit: Indian Navy/GGR/PPL ***2018 Golden Globe Race. Crew from the French Fisheries Patrol ship OSIRIS board […]
      Helen Fretter
    • A voyage for 21st Century madmen? What drives the Golden Globe skippers 13th September 2018
      Helen Fretter went to the start of the Golden Globe Race to find out why 17 men and one woman have eschewed modern technology to race solo around the world for 300 days PPL PHOTO AGENCY - COPYRIGHT FREE for editorial use only PHOTO CREDIT: Christophe Favreau/PPL/GGR Tel: +44(0)7768 395719 E.mail: ppl@mistral.co.uk web: www.pplmedia.com ***2018 […]
      Helen Fretter
    • How to win at double-handed racing – top 5 tips from a champion 7th September 2018
      Double-handed racing is booming in popularity, with both inshore and offshore events introducing double-handed classes. We get expert tips on how to set up your boat and routines for successRace Start - Redshift Reloaded, Sail No: GBR 419, Class: IRC Three, Owner: Ed Fishwick, Type: Sun Fast 3600 The popularity of double-handed sailing is on […]
      Yachting World
    • Hilary Lister, 1972-2018 Record-breaking disabled yachtswoman dies age 46 20th August 2018
      Hilary Lister, the disabled yachtswoman who sailed solo around Great Britain using a sip-and-puff steering system, has died aged 46 “When I’m sailing I go into a different world…it’s like flying.” This is how Hilary Lister described sailing, a sport …Continue reading » The post Hilary Lister, 1972-2018 Record-breaking disabled yachtswoman dies age 46 appeared […]
      Elaine Bunting
    • Performance cruisers: the best new catamarans for racing and fast cruising 2018 20th August 2018
      This is where the worlds of racing and cruising multis meet, where we see high-tech lightweight craft that use exotic …Continue reading » The post Performance cruisers: the best new catamarans for racing and fast cruising 2018 appeared first on Yachting World.
      Toby Hodges
    • Fast Bluewater Cruisers: the best new performance bluewater catamarans on the market 2018 20th August 2018
      Many monohull sailors who are thinking of converting to mulithulls for distance cruising seek a combination of the speed and …Continue reading » The post Fast Bluewater Cruisers: the best new performance bluewater catamarans on the market 2018 appeared first on Yachting World.
      Toby Hodges
    • Family Cruisers: the best multihulls for space and comfort at sea 2018 20th August 2018
      While many prefer the looks and potential speed of some of the faster cats, in reality the majority of sailors …Continue reading » The post Family Cruisers: the best multihulls for space and comfort at sea 2018 appeared first on Yachting World.
      Toby Hodges
    • HH Catamarans: HH66 and HH55 the Caribbean High Flyers (promotional post) 20th August 2018
      Just eighteen months after their first J launch, HH Catamarans has grown the on-water fleet to six bespoke performance cruising …Continue reading » The post HH Catamarans: HH66 and HH55 the Caribbean High Flyers (promotional post) appeared first on Yachting World.
      Stef Bottinelli