On sale now, Yachting World July 2017 issue brings you the latest on the 2019 Volvo Ocean Race developments, plus a detailed guide to the breakages suffered by the 290 boats that sailed transatlantic with the ARC and ARC+ 2016

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Volvo Ocean Race goes for foiling monohull offshore and foiling multihull inshore

Dramatic crew rescue during Antigua to Bermuda race

57ft performance cruising catamaran recovered in the Atlantic after five months adrift upside down


Antigua Sailing Week: Caribbean Gold

Antigua Sailing Week celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Helen Fretter was there for the competition and the vibes

Tested to destruction: The 2016 ARC survey results detail who broke what and why

We asked all 290 skippers from the 2016 ARC and ARC+ for details on what broke on board their yachts, why it broke and how they fixed it.

Cruising: the two-year goal

One family’s story of how they planned and executed their dream of sailing around the world on their own yacht.

Remote rescue: beached in Tierra del Fuego

Skip Novak and a team of Swiss climbers go to the rescue of a Belgian single-hander stranded on a remote shore.

New gear and yachts

On test: Bavaria C57

The German builder’s new flagship represents a bold change. Does it work? Elaine Bunting reports

New yachts

Neel 51 trimaran and a pair of new catamarans reviewed

New gear

Electronic telltales and a suite of brand new digital displays

Practical section

Special report

Professional weather routeing may be cheaper than you think

Extraordinary boats

Crosbie Lorimer profiles the Balmain Bug, one of only two Australian 6ft skiffs still in commission

Masterclass with Pip Hare

How to use a storm jib

Weather briefing

Chris Tibbs on how to spot tropical squalls

Get out of that

Charles Caudrelier on heavy weather sailing

Cover image

Ready for the drop: bowman on board at the Maxi Rolex Cup. Photo by Kurt Arrigo/Rolex

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