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Cowes Week Day Two highlights

The latest action from the annual Isle of Wight sailing festival

Dorade leading in the Classics at Les Voiles de St. Barth

The classic S&S yawl Dorade won the 1936 TransPac. Now, 77 years later, she has not only claimed victory for a second time but has blown her own record out…

yachts off musket cove

David Glenn gets a taste of the other side of Fiji, the marina at Denarau and, in complete contrast, the superb island groups that lie off this coast

Dream team, Tim, Susan, Sarah and Fay

Some young crew in the Oyster World Rally got more than they bargained for when their parents had to return home to England leaving them to face a Pacific crossing…

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There have been a few calls for medical help on the Oyster World Rally and a crew of Canadian doctors aboard Chinook have been the go-to ‘field hospital’. David Glenn…

David Glenn enjoys a glorious 125-mile downwind sail aboard Eddie Jordan’s Lush as he reports from the Oyster World Rally

Jack Ollington and Roger Hart

Of the 100 or more yachtsmen and women taking part in the first Oyster World Rally nearly a quarter of them are youngsters in their 20s. David Glenn met some…

Jessie and Kit Rogers abaord Assent

David Glenn is shown aboard Willy Ker’s famous Contessa 32 Assent by her new owners, Kit and Jessie Rogers whose family built the yacht in 1972

Magma Structures Team

Two enormous carbon rigs are being built at a new UK company. David Glenn visited Portchester to look at the impressive Magma Structures operation

Pink Gin VI

Baltic Yachts have given themselves a 40th birthday present in the form Pink Gin VI, a 175ft sloop. Her owner recently bought Baltic Yachts and plans to launch his new…

Andrew Simpson killed in America's Cup capsize

In the wake of the death of Andrew Simpson Yachting World editor David Glenn comments on what he sees as an unsatisfactory state of affairs surrounding the America's Cup

cable cutters

Are cable cutters worth their three- or four-figure price tag if you dismast and need to cut away your rigging, or will a £40 set of boltcroppers slice through shrouds…

Antigua Sailng Week 2013

Day three of Antigua Sailing Week saw the Trade Winds return in full force and deliver some spectacular racing