Yachting World

This one’s for Harry

Riding in the hearts of Saito and Hunter, the gone-but-not-forgotten English yachtsman Harry Mitchell finally earns his golden earring

yess Round Britain record attempt

The Belgian Whitbread 60 yess, skippered by Piet Smet, was due to start her attempt on the Round Britain and Ireland record between 1200 and 1400 hours today, 22 March.…

Due South of the Horn

Aussie Class II skipper Hunter is to put the Southern Ocean behind him today, while Petersen and Saito are on a drifter

May Preview

Death on the High Seas, South American Odyssey, the Farr 50 on test and more.

April Contents

Southern Ocean Hero: Autissier's Capsize, Spirit of Diana and are Open 60's too dangerous?

A tough voyage finished

On 15 March: Thiercelin wraps up arduous Leg 3 journey with a second-place finish in Class I


The old knife-thrower scores a bull's-eye - Mouligne tacks into Punta to take top Class II honours once again

Soldini diverts once more

Following Thiercelin's dismasting drama this morning, Soldini has diverted to offer support following concerns about Thiercelin's communication systems

Jimmmy Cornell reports from Antarctica

What turned out to be our last day in Antarctica was also the most beautiful. Perfect is, in fact, the only word to describe it. After a rendezvous with the…

Garside’s knockdown

In his latest report from on board Magellan Alpha, Mike Garside describes his knockdown as he was heading for Autissier's EPIRB

Hall: ‘I am devastated.’

From on board the crippled Gartmore Investment, Josh Hall wrote on 12 February: As you can imagine I am devastated – we had the boat running so sweetly – the…

Hall dismasted

Josh Hall has been dismasted in high winds and heavy seas and is motoring to the Chatham Islands; Brad Van Liew has been diverted as a precaution