July 2016 issue Yachting World


J Class on a high as Shamrock sells

Sir Ben Ainslie criticises a fluky New York America’s Cup World Series

Cowes Week sponsor returns



2015 ARC survey: We concentrate on long-range communications in our annual survey of ARC skippers to find out what kit they use and how they rate it

New yachts:  Stunnng Euphoria 68, Mylius 76 and the Humphreys 39 – a new racer for Richard Matthews



Storming the North Atlantic: The Transat bakerly was a punishing race for its solo entrants, writes Elaine Bunting

Antigua – can you beat it?: First timers to the Caribbean’s favourite regatta, Antigua Sailing Week, could suffer sensory overload, declares Sarah Norbury



Hurricanes and Ice:  Solo sailor Trevor Robertson braves two stormy crossings of the North Atlantic in his 35ft gaff-rigged Iron Bark

Safe for ocean cruising: Chris Tibbs looks at the issue of safety on board for those crossing oceans – and it’s not just what kit you buy, but how you sail


Jeanneau 54: A heavy-weather test puts this family cruiser under some unexpected pressure, but she responds with gusto, finds Toby Hodges



Special report: Cruisers go to the aid of disaster-hit communities

Extraordinary boats: Q Class – built to the Universal Rule lke mini Js

Short-handed sailing: Pip Hare on the danger of going overboard when sailing two-handed

Weather briefing:  Chris Tibbs on hard-to-spot secondary lows



From the Editor


Matthew Sheahan

Skip Novak

Great Seamanship

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