On sale 13 December, in the January 2019 issue of Yachting World we get the inside track on the foiling IMOCA 60 Charal, have the full story from an incredible Route du Rhum, and have some expert tips on cruising high latitudes from skippers who’ve conquered the ice


New York Yacht Club’s American Magic team flies with ‘the Mule’

Golden Globe Race leader pitchpoles but stays in front

Glenn Ashby claims a 10th A Class World Championship title

Collision and capsize in the solo Route du Rhum race


A masterful race

Capsizes, crashes, and an incredible finish – this year’s Route du Rhum saw skill defeat technology

Viva Italia!

How Italian kings of style are dominating the market and fashioning today’s seriously fast Mediterranean cruisers

Anxious in the Arctic

Heading to the magical high Arctic proved a challenge in more ways than one for sailing adventurer Andy Schell

High ambitions

What equipment, modifications and preparations are needed for sailing to high latitudes? Ice pilot Magnus Day explains

New yachts and gear

No compromise: Baltic 67

When a renowned superyacht yard builds a 67-footer for short-handed cruising you can be sure the result will be special

New yachts

A look ahead to Düsseldorf, the world’s largest boat show

New gear

Showcasing award-winning new products for the year ahead

Practical features

Special report

Elaine Bunting on the start of the 2018 ARC

Extraordinary boats

The foiling IMOCA 60 Charal

Navigation briefing

Tidal laylines with Mike Broughton

Masterclass with Pip Hare

How to balance speed v comfort in your routing

5 tips

Paul Larson on how to get your boat on the pace



Lift off for the foiling IMOCA 60 Charal, the world’s most extreme solo racer

Photo by Gauthier Lebec/Charal Sailing team

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