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    • Expert sailing tips: Mike Broughton on racing fast and wet boats 2nd April 2020
      Preparation is key when it comes to racing fast and wet boats in offshore races, advises pro navigator Mike BroughtonHold onto your screen when navigating from the rail... Photo: Paul Wyeth There’s spray everywhere and your eyes are stinging. You are planing downwind in 20 knots of wind averaging 18 knots …Continue reading » The […]
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    • Saffier SE27 Leisure: This beautiful daysailer is something special for the weekend 2nd April 2020
      Toby Hodges introduces the Saffier SE27 Leisure, a modern daysailer with bags of potential, including speed and short-handed ease The Saffier SE27 Leisure builds on a long legacy that includes 160 SE26s delivered over the past decade. And it …Continue reading » The post Saffier SE27 Leisure: This beautiful daysailer is something special for the […]
      Toby Hodges
    • Wildlife photography: Rick Tomlinson shares his top tips after Falklands expedition 1st April 2020
      Rick Tomlinson recently led a wildlife photography expedition to the Falkland Islands aboard Pelagic Australis. He explains how to get better nature shots on your next tripA large male killer whale patrolled the beach for nearly two hours, cruising back and forth as close to the beach as possible. Suddenly he slapped his tail on […]
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    • Family sailing: America’s Cup sailor turned cruiser explains his big change 31st March 2020
      Olympic medallist and America’s Cup sailor Chris Draper took his family on the gap year of a lifetime, cruising the Caribbean on their Fountaine Pajot catamaran. It’s been a steep but exhilarating learning curve, with every day a different adventureFrom an AC50 to a Fountaine Pajot Lipari 41. Photo: ACEA 2017/Austin Wong “Morning Daddy!”“Hey, morning […]
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    • Volvo Ocean Race skipper explains when to back off in big conditions 30th March 2020
      Andy Rice gets valuable tips from Volvo Ocean Race skipper Chris Nicholson on how to nurse your yacht through challenging weatherAkzoNobel launches into big seas at the start of the Lisbon to Cape Town leg of the 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race. Photo: Ainhoa Sanchez / Volvo Ocean Race To win, first you have to finish. […]
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    • Round-the-world sailors race for landfall as South Pacific begins coronavirus lockdown 26th March 2020
      Dan Bower reports from the South Pacific where the coronavirus outbreak has left World ARC sailors searching for a safe port while running out of foodDan Bower has sailed more than 300,000 miles Pushing off from the Galapagos Islands 3 weeks ago, the coronavirus was only starting to affect Europe. The first villages …Continue reading […]
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    • Mediterranean sailing: Lessons learned from 2 years exploring Europe’s great sea 26th March 2020
      The Mediterranean has a lot to offer sailors all year round, writes Elena Manighetti. Among the highlights are fascinating cultural attractions, crystal clear water, and delicious foodSicily is popular among both liveaboard and visiting cruisers, with international flights via Palermo. Photo: Andrew Peacock / Getty With plenty of airports located along the most common cruising […]
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    • Moody 41DS yacht tour: This comfortable cruiser is bigger on the inside 26th March 2020
      As they have been doing since the 1980s, Moody and Bill Dixon once again redefine what's possible on a deck saloon cruising monohull. Wait till you see the stowage beneath the galley! The 41DS is the smallest boat in Hanse Group’s Moody range, which also includes 45ft and 54ft deck saloon designs …Continue reading » […]
      Toby Hodges
    • Southern Wind Shipyard embraces the rise of the super-cat *sponsored post* 25th March 2020
      Southern Wind unveiled this arresting 27m/90ft performance catamaran in January, a project that hints at the strong future potential for superyacht-sized catamarans The naval architecture is by Berret Racoupeau, the La Rochelle firm behind Royal Huisman’s latest 35m/118ft sailing and power catamaran …Continue reading » The post Southern Wind Shipyard embraces the rise of the […]
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    • Flyer: The inside story of this Whitbread winner’s amazing restoration 24th March 2020
      Flyer is the 68ft S&S-designed ketch that won the 1977/78 Whitbread, and last year returned to racing after four decades following restoration Flyer is one of those yachts that needs little introduction. Designed for the 1977 Whitbread Race by Sparkman & Stephens …Continue reading » The post Flyer: The inside story of this Whitbread winner’s […]
      Helen Fretter