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In our latest issue Yachting World test the Discovery 67 and give tips on how to cross the Atlantic.

The Walrus
Sailing ‘may cause feelings of nausea and drowsiness’ but it’s safer than shopping!

Robin Knox-Johnston
A suspect wicket, but a great British yachting tradition on the Brambles Bank

Compact broadband system; carbon boarding ladder; ‘listen again’ on VHF

Leading Edge
The ‘extreme’ world of the America’s Cup

What’s hot for the show season?
Southampton sets the tone for the season’s boat shows. We paced the pontoons to find out where trends in new boats are leading

On test: SUPER 60S – X-65
In this two-part mini series focusing on the growing 60ft sector, we take a close look at
X Yachts’ ‘mini-superyacht’ and the Discovery 67, a high-quality bluewater cruiser that is carrying the torch for British boatbuilding

How young is too young?
Mike Perham made the record books at 17 as the youngest solo circumnavigator, but other
younger sailors – one only 13 – are planning to go. Elaine Bunting talks to Mike about his
impressive achievement and asks where all this young ambition is leading

Power play
Today’s super-maxis have power aplenty, not least in their state-of-the-art push-button technology. Matthew Sheahan is impressed at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Saved by the sea anchor in wild conditions in the Tasman Sea; plotting tsunamis by satellite; monument to RNLI heroes

Tradewinds to the Caribbean
30 tips for crossing the Atlantic with insiders’ suggestions to make the big adventure go smoothly. Plus all the festivals. regattas and carnivals to check out once you get there.

Great Seamanship
Dirty secrets. A week or so at sea brings
a blissful relaxation of hygiene concerns on a 1952 Atlantic race, writes Carleton Mitchell

Performance World
Flight check – how a session of gliding with Racing Editor Matthew Sheahan gives Paul Larsen ideas for his VESTAS Sailrocket speed machine

A Very Big Day Out – 19 Perinis have a lively time in Porto Cervo at the Perini Navi Cup