Game on for the America’s cup as the teams prepare to launch their top-secret AC50s

Olympic medallists scoop Rolex World Sailor of the Year awards

Two round the world rallies ready to get under way from the Caribbean


New Yachts: The Baltic 67 and a new Bavaria 57 from Cossutti Yacht Design

New Gear: The best new innovations from METS and our verdict on the F-RIB


Vendée Globe begins: As the skippers spread out across the world’s oceans, we report on the opening acts of the epic single-handed race

Middle Sea Race- trial and error: Helen Fretter gets to the bottom of Phaedo3‘s calamitous course error and how the Maserati trimaran won despite damage


Vancouver to New Zealand: Tom and Vicky Jackson recall a season spent crossing the Pacific double-handed after cruising around Vancouver Island

Atlantic High-a dream crossing: A first ever Atlantic crossing on his own boat could hardly have gone better for Chris Tibbs and his crew


On test- all-carbon Arcona 465: Pip Hare tests the super-lightweight new 46-footer from Arcona. Could it be a brand new twist on the cruiser-racer formula?


Special report: They’re off! Boats big and small prepare for the ARC

Extraordinary boats: The three year refurbishment of Suhaili

Short-handed sailing: Pip Hare explains the ideal cockpit set-up

Weather briefing: Chris Tibbs on getting the most from radio forecasts

Get out of that: Hannah Mills on mark roundings in a crowded field


From the Editor


Matthew Sheahan

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