Spectacular showcase at the Maxi Rolex Worlds

British adventurer makes history with first transit through ‘world’s most difficult route’

Australia dominates Paralympics as sport’s future lies in doubt


New Yachts: 62ft daysailer: This exceptional designer daysailer is the work of Bill Tripp and is for a highly experienced owner with quite a track record

50 yachts that changed the way we sail: From classic yacht to foiling multihulls, these yachts are among the most influential


Vendée Globe-ready for take off: The epic solo round the world race features a new generation of foil-equipped yachts, and promises to be the fastest, hairiest yet


Time to buy your next boat? Upgrading to a new yacht is always an exciting prospect, but what are the considerations for a sensible deal?

An Amazonian adventure: Emily Caruso recounts a voyage from the coast of Africa to the Amazon on a scientific expedition that had a few bumps on the way


On test: X-Yacht’s X4 & X6: The new double act from the renowned Danish builders impresses Toby Hodges

Gear on test: We test three offshore lifejackets in Iceland


Special report: New courses address the gap in training for women

Extraordinary boats: We look at Cowes Week winner JPK 10.80 Yes!

Short-handed sailing: Pip Hare on nutrition and hydration at sea

Weather briefing:  Chris Tibbs on avoiding cut-off lows in the Atlantic

Get out of that: Richard Mason explains how to avoid a nosedive


From the Editor


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