On sale 13 July, Yachting World August 2017 issue brings you the America’s Cup match analysis plus the extraordinary J Class regatta from Bermuda and the Atlantic storm that tore through the OSTAR fleet.

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Luna Rossa is challenger of record for the next America’s Cup

Sam Davies announces plans for second Vendée Globe campaign

Cheeki Rafiki trial report


Uncovered: the real reason New Zealand won the Cup
Why exactly was Emirates Team New Zealand so dominant in the 35th America’s Cup?

J Class makes history
Toby Hodges was on board to experience history as seven J Class yachts raced together for the first time ever

Perfect storm hits OSTAR fleet
What happened when one of the world’s toughest short-handed racing fleets fell foul of a huge Atlantic storm?

Then we sailed away
Caspar Craven on turning plans into reality and sailing off on a two-year circumnavigation with his family

New gear and new yachts

On test: Swan 54
Toby Hodges test sails the new Swan model that takes Nautor back to its bluewater cruising roots

New yachts
Previewing the Discovery 48, Amel 50 and two more sub 40-footers

New gear
The brand new Air Buddy, plus we test five of the best sailing boots

Practical features

Special report

How to keep your boat afloat if there’s a hull breach

Extraordinary boats

The most radical racer of the year: Cannonball

Get out of that

Franck Cammas on how to cope with a late kite drop

Masterclass with Pip Hare

On the benefits of syncing instruments

Weather briefing

What is a waterspout? And how to survive one

Cover image

J Class yacht Hanuman makes history as part of the seven-strong fleet racing in Bermuda, June 2017. Photo by Ricardo Pinto

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