What's in the October issue

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Check out what's in the October issue of Yachting World, including a free copy of Supersail World Magazine...

oct 11

From the Editor Solved! The mystery of Gigi Bernard and other lessons about personal locator beacons from the rescue of Rambler

On the Wind - Fastnet capsize Matthew Sheahan flew to southern Ireland to talk to the crew of Rambler 100 shortly after the 100ft super-maxi's dramatic capsize off the Fastnet Rock. His report makes fascinating - if sobering - reading

On the Wind Further, record-breaking stories of the Rolex Fastnet Race. Plus our first taste of the new style of America's Cup racing in Cascais, Portugal

Letters Canting keels - a better alternative; a rescue never forgotten; reality TV a reality Laven's Olympics Kate Laven on the support team that keeps campaigns on track

Robin Knox-Johnston It's not the fastest boat that wins an ocean race, but the best navigator with the clearest understanding of the weather

The Walrus A boat-buyer's love affair - is she ?The One'?

Gear Solent Shallows, online view of the secrets of the Solent; quick-replacement snatch block; great news for the hard of hearing - a waterproof hearing aid

Gear Focus: AIS for MOBs Alert all AIS-equipped vessels within range of a man overboard with this new type of personal locator beacon

Yachts With love from Lyme - it's Parade Day at the Lyme Regis Boatbuilding Academy, where a feast of lovingly built craft are on display

On test: Spirit 50 and 57DH DH for Deckhouse, which adds welcome volume to these beautiful classic designs from Suffolk-based Spirit Yachts

Cowes Week - it was a blast! This was the most consistently breezy Cowes Week anyone could remember. There were incidents aplenty - and some great sailing!

A taste of things to come Clipper yachts have a tough training race before the start of their round the world adventure. Our man Jonathan Medway will be sailing a leg

Cruising EU threat to red diesel in the UK; what's diesel bug?; Cape Verde burglary

From i?les to islas Where to base your boat in the western Mediterranean

Beauty of the Baltic Part 2 of Matthew Sheahan's Baltic cruise takes the crew of Raiatea through the stunning Swedish Archipelago - but it's a navigator's nightmare

Great Seamanship The first female foremast hand on a sailing ship tells her swashbuckling story of a stormy passage to Australia

Performance World Swinging the lead. The Reichel Pugh-designed Q has a keel that doesn't just cant, but swings right round the hull. Plus: Boat of the Month - Ker 40 Keronimo

Olympic profile The Mr Nice Guy of the RSX Windsurfer, Nick Dempsey

SuperSail A glimpse of Rambler 100's keel at Endeavour Quay, Gosport, a great maxi yacht pitstop. Plus: news of marina berths for 2012 at London's Royal Docks

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One Amazing Day A very big day for Ben Ainslie at the 2000 Sydney Olympics

David Glenn's Blog

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