Is the GBR Challenge up to the task?..
- Is the GBR Challenge up to the task?
With less than a year to run until the start of the Louis Vuitton Cup, which will determine who will challenge for the America?s Cup in 2003, we ask whether the GBR Challenge, now based in Auckland, is up to the task of reaching the challenger finals.
- Win a two-week holiday in New Zealand
If you are planning to visit New Zealand for the challenger series in 2002 or for the finals in 2003 we offer some advice about how to get there, where to stay and what to do, plus dates, prices and contacts. And, don?t miss your chance to enter our competition to win a two-week holiday In New Zealand, including return flights, luxury lodge accommodation and a special visit to the GBR Challenge base to see the Brits take part in the Louis Vuitton Challenger Series. Full details and entry form in the January 2002 issue
- Filming the Blue Planet
A fascinating feature of the BBC?s highly praised Blue Planet natural history series is the description of how cameramen managed to film scenes ranging from close-ups of a tuna feeding frenzy to a 500-strong megapod of pilot whales. Kit and Jess Rogers?s specially adapted yacht Silurian was chartered by the BBC for four months filming for the series. This is their extraordinary story