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Race Against Time
It is reported that Ellen MacArthur found writing the book about her record- breaking circumnavigation harder than the trip itself. The book’s title says it all: it became a race against time as she saw her lead over Francis Joyon’s record being slowly whittled away until she managed to claw it back again to finish over a day ahead. And now, Yachting World is proud to be able to bring you an extract from this book in the February issue

Beauty or beast?
For most sailors taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race, the VO70 is still a relatively unknown quantity. What they do know is that it’s in a different league in terms of power and speed potential. Matthew Sheahan will be in Cape Town at the end of Leg 1 to find out how the crews and their new steeds coped and how many are still standing

PLUS – Oyster 72 and 46 reviewed; how flotilla sailing started and what it’s like today; David Glenn sails Open Season, the latest Wally 94

NEW next month – Get your Yachting World On Time and Online
Wherever you are in the world, get your Yachting World ON TIME and ONLINE. Starting with February we’ll be offering subscriptions to Yachting World Digital. It’s exactly the same magazine cover to cover, available on the UK publication date and at UK subscription rates. Once you’ve subscribed, all you do is go online and download your Yachting World