What's in the March issue

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In the March issue of Yachting World

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Yachting World March 2011 cover

From the Editor
Beefing up Cowes – the Week gets a sponsor

On the Wind
Naval force says piracy threat to rallies is worse than ever; fi rst view of AC45 America’s Cup cat; do you need your appendix?

The Walrus
Lighter ocean racers? Chop out a kidney

Stability concern over wide, angular cruisers; the Thames welcomes yachts

Robin Knox-Johnston
Sir Robin bags the Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race

Gear – new season special
We take our pick of the most interesting new gear seen at the winter boat shows, from water generators to ‘bird shit remover’

Leading Edge
Of waterjets and wings, foils and fl ying suits

Theodora, a lovely new 45-footer based on a Sparkman & Stephens design of the 1940s

Spicy one-designs
A new wave of production racers promises to add zing to your season. We highlight the tasty Farr 400, chilli hot McConaghy MC38, subtly seasoned McConaghy Ker 40, tangy French M34 and...

On test: J/111
...the J with added ginger. We are the first in Europe to test this 36ft “looker with legs” and Toby Hodges is impressed with her cracking performance

Atlantic legacy
The schooner Atlantic held the transatlantic record for almost 100 years from 1905. We take a look at subsequent record-breakers and peek on board the new Atlantic

Great Seamanship
The 1905 transatlantic race had ferocious weather that tested even the hardy crews and boats of the day – and their owners

Clipper push the boat out
Introducing the new 70-footer designed by Tony Castro for the increasingly popular ‘pay-to-sail’ round the world race

Bumper year for voyages through the North West Passage; Scottish Malts Cruise is reinstated; how to caulk your deck

Wear and repair
A circumnavigation has been called ‘fixing your boat in exotic locations’. Special report on how to minimise repairs

Cape Verde in company
Jill Schinas and family in their sturdy cruiser sail to Cape Verde with two very different craft – and, of course, it becomes a race

Performance World
Coping with the cold – doctors’ advice for crews sailing in icy early season conditions. Plus: kit to keep you warm. Pace Notes: guide to the RORC Caribbean 600

150ft Ron Holland-designed Christopher is launched by Pendennis

Yachts for sale

Classified ads

One Amazing Day
Pete Goss describes a very special Christmas

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