In Yachting World April 2023 issue we get behind the wheel of two of the latest 40 footers to hit the market, the Scandinavian Linjett 39 and the Grand Soleil 40 Mediterranean fast cruiser and look at the latest, greatest superyacht launches in Supersail World.
Max Campbell brings his story of adventurous cruising while making a detour to Costa Rica and we bring you the stunning story of a solo sailor’s ocean crossing becoming an extraordinary test when the rudder fails 1,000 miles from shore.
Plus the latest new boat launches, a full guide to future of chartplotters, Pip Hare’s guide to double handed sailing skills and much more.
Atlantic nail-biter for Leg 2 of The Ocean Race
Outrage at Vendée Globe sponsor’s maternity decision
Big bucks and high drama for the SailGP fleet in Sydney
Going the distance
What if one or two years of cruising just isn’t enough? Meet those who’ve been sailing the world for a decade or more
Coast of riches
Making a detour to Costa Rica on his classic Swan 37 rewards Max Campbell with some adventurous cruising
Adrift in the Pacific
A first solo ocean crossing becomes an extraordinary test when the rudder fails 1,000 miles from shore
New gear and yachts
Boat test: Soleil 40
Boat test: Linjett 39
Future of chartplotters: Fast-moving technology sees navigation chartplotters facing serious competiton from tablets and apps
New boats: Standout yachts at the Düsseldorf boat show
Gear: Personal flotation devices, sailing watches and more
True Spirit – the Jessica Watson story
Pip Hare explains furling sails
5 expert tips
How to run a successful watch system
Ways to afford your ideal yacht