Elaine Bunting

Editor

Olympic sailing venue Weymouth

I’m gearing up for two weeks lounging on Weymouth beach, watching the olympic sailing with a pair of binoculars. What can I spot for you?

British Classic Yacht Club

If you want to see probably the most eclectic range of classic yachts of the last century alongside all in one place, come to Cowes in July

Scow 1

It's small, it's robust and it looks powerful. But this 22ft round-bow boat's no looker

Goodchild and Cherry

Three up-and-coming young British sailors are about to take on the best French solo racers

Transat Jacques Vabre - Safran

Marc Guillemot allegedly sailed the wrong way up shipping lanes during Round Britain record attempt. Cynical or incompetent?

Maserati in a monsoon

Hitting the rain-drenched road on a totally surreal journalists’ junket

Yacht on rocks

How one couple’s yacht was wrecked in the last few metres of a transatlantic crossing

Elaine Bunting Azores

I meet the owner of this legendary Azores bar, a welcome club for generations of sailors

Horta

No wonder generations of tired and thirsty sailors have fallen in love with the Azores

comma

Macho sailing slang and press releases with bad grammar are driving me nuts

Jeanne Socrates

Retired lecturer and grandmother Jeanne Socrates plans her third solo circumnavigation

ARC rally

The perennial success of Atlantic crossing rally contains lessons on how to make sailing immune from gloom