On sale now, Yachting World June 2017 issue brings you a unique insight into the final weeks, days and hours before the America’s Cup racing begins in earnest. Plus reality TV drama from the recreation of Mutiny on the Bounty and more…

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Volvo Ocean Race to decide on the boat of the future: monohull or multi?

Ian Walker announced as RYA director of racing

Official report published into the deaths of two Clipper Race crew



Let battle commence

The racing finally gets under way in the 35th America’s Cup this month. We analyse the teams’ chances going into the Challenger Series

Stripped and reloaded

Behind the scenes with The Boatyard team in Portugal refitting the Volvo Ocean Race fleet of one-design VO65s

On test: Hallberg-Rassy 44

Pip Hare braves Arctic conditions for a two-day test of the latest new launch from bluewater stalwarts Hallberg-Rassy

Pacific Bound

Chris Tibbs chronicles his departure from the Caribbean and into the Pacific Ocean taking in the Galapagos Islands

Mutiny – the inside story

Ocean racer Conrad Humphreys on the TV recreation of Captain Bligh’s voyage of survival 4,000 miles across the Pacific


New gear and yachts

New Yachts

Oyster launches two new models plus the Swan 65 announced

Tested: 3 head torches

Finding the right sailing head torch is no simple task. We test three at sea


Practical section

Special report

Paul Heiney on becoming a pilot book author

Extraordinary boats

Arkema, the wing-sailed flying Mini 6.50

Masterclass with Pip Hare

Deploying drogues and sea anchors

Weather briefing

How tides create sailing wind in a flat calm

Get out of that

Damian Foxall on perfecting your spinnaker drops


Cover image

Made for adventure: the coast of Sweden makes the perfect backdrop for the HR44.

Photo by Magnus Rassy

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