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    • RORC Transatlantic multihull match race win goes to Maserati 15th January 2022
      The Multi 70 Maserati takes line honours in the RORC Transatlantic Race after a tense head-to-head battle between three 70ft trimarans First home in the 2022 RORC Transatlantic Race was the Multi 70 Maserati, skippered by Giovanni Soldini. Maserati finished this …Continue reading » The post RORC Transatlantic multihull match race win goes to Maserati […]
      Helen Fretter
    • Flax 27: update to already impressive offering 14th January 2022
      Rupert Holmes takes a look at the latest version of the Flax 27, a yacht which already featured impressive green credentials The Flax 27 was one of the stand-out boats at Boot Düsseldorf in 2019. It’s a work of art that …Continue reading » The post Flax 27: update to already impressive offering appeared first […]
      Rupert Holmes
    • Great Seamanship: Where the Trade Winds Blow 13th January 2022
      Tom Cunliffe introduces an extract from Where the Trade Winds Blow the story of a boys' adventures at seaThe formidable Diamond Rock south of Martinique Lou Boudreau shipped out of Nova Scotia in the 1950s at five months old in the 98ft schooner Doubloon. His …Continue reading » The post Great Seamanship: Where the Trade […]
      Tom Cunliffe
    • Video: Sailing the Hallberg-Rassy HR50 11th January 2022
      With the hotly anticipated Hallbery-Rassy HR50 now on the water, Toby Hodges took one of the first boats for a test sail in France to see what makes her special The eagerly awaited first new Hallberg-Rassy HR50, the fifth of Rassy’s new-generation twin-rudder designs, provides greater volume for accommodation and …Continue reading » The post […]
      Toby Hodges
    • Second hand boats: buying a classic yacht 10th January 2022
      Nigel Sharp on everything you need to consider when it comes to buying a classic second hand boat built from wood Over the last three decades there has been a spectacular classic boat revival, resulting in – and further encouraged by …Continue reading » The post Second hand boats: buying a classic yacht appeared first […]
      Nigel Sharp
    • American Magic set to enter next America’s Cup 10th January 2022
      The New York Yacht Club and American Magic have announced their intention to enter the next America's Cup taking the count to four teams to date In a surprising twist, the New York Yacht Club has announced that it intends to take part in the next …Continue reading » The post American Magic set to […]
      Toby Heppell
    • New Gear: ResQLink View 10th January 2022
      A PLB that tells you if rescue is on its way? The DAME Design Award-nominated ResQLink View is next generation safety gear, explains DAME jury member Elaine Bunting Until now, 406MHz personal locator beacons (PLBs) had a major drawback for the user: if the worst happened and you …Continue reading » The post New Gear: […]
      Elaine Bunting
    • Comanche and Powerplay lead stellar fleet in RORC Transatlantic Race 9th January 2022
      RORC Transatlantic Race sees a 30-boat fleet race from Lanzarote to Grenada ranging from 32ft double-handers to 100-footer MaxisPowerplay leading the RORC Transatlantic Race start, 8 January 2022. Photo James Mitchell The eighth running of the RORC Transatlantic Race has attracted its strongest ever fleet, with a varied line up ranging …Continue reading » The […]
      Helen Fretter
    • Shirley Robertson and Dee Caffari team up for double-handed offshore campaign 7th January 2022
      Shirley Robertson and Dee Caffari team up for a 2022 double-handed offshore campaign, building up to this year’s 1,800-mile Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. Two of Britain’s most successful female sailors, Shirley Robertson and Dee Caffari, have teamed up for a 2022 double-handed offshore …Continue reading » The post Shirley Robertson and Dee Caffari […]
      Helen Fretter
    • First look: Olympic 32 designed for double-handed racing 7th January 2022
      It may well be on hold for the time being but the Olympic 32 is an innovative eco-friendly concept for doublehanded racing This short-handed one-design offshore race boat is a Finot-Conq design commissioned by the Ultimate Boat Company and aimed at the …Continue reading » The post First look: Olympic 32 designed for double-handed racing […]
      Rupert Holmes