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Three ways Round the Island
With around 1,700 entries, the J P Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race is one of the biggest events on the sporting calendar and this year Yachting World was there to swell the numbers but sailing three very different boats.
Elaine Bunting joins Pete Goss and Paul Larsen on board their minimalist 30ft Seacart trimaran, Sue Pelling sails with the Youth Squad on a Farr 45 while David Pugh celebrates the 40th birthday of the Contessa 26 class by trying to emulate Jeremy Rogers’s recent successes, entering his own 26 Red Dragon.
We bring you their stories
Regattas for all the family
Think regattas and it’ll be Cowes or Cork that come to mind. But big and busy as they both are, neither are particularly family holiday friendly. However, there are a number of other regattas where there is as much activity ashore as afloat, where the racing is keen but not fanatical and which offer a great starting point for a summer cruise
Does it do what it says on the tin?
Chandlers’ shelves groan under the weight of cans, aerosols and tubs of unguents making claims that would do a snake oil salesman proud. Sadly, few of them live up to their promises but there are some truly miracle products. We bring you the Yachting World guide to top tin tonics
PLUS Najad 440 and Contest 40 tested, Cowes and Cork Week previewed, cruising south-west Ireland and final Volvo Ocean Race results
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