Do you get that 'last chocolate in the box' feeling when you get...
Do you get that ?last chocolate in the box? feeling when you get to the end of Yachting World? Well, to whet your appetite, here?s what?s in the box for next month, the June issue, which goes on sale on Thursday 13 May.
On board Ranger
?There was nothing glamorous about her, she was just a ruthless, rather ugly, winning machine,? is how the ?super J? Ranger was described in her heyday. She raced for only one season before being broken up for scrap to aid the war effort. But now she?s been recreated and David Glenn sailed her in Antigua
Bought in the USA
With the pound and euro both high against the US dollar, American-built boats are starting took like bargain-basement buys. We test sail two Sabres, the 376 and 425 and the J133, and take a long and lingering look at the legendary classic, the Hinckley Bermuda 40. Plus advice on buying in the USA
Transat goes pro
The Transat, the original solo transatlantic race, starts from Plymouth on 31 May, this time 100 per cent professional with the cream of the world?s 60ft and 50ft IMOCA and ORMA boats and their top level jockeys. We preview the fleet, the course and the way it has changed since the half-crown bet that started the ball rolling in 1960
They might not be glamorous, but when you?re cruising they are your taxi, workhorse and essential part of your daily life. Cruising Essentials looks at tenders and outboards
Can you imagine being dismasted in mid-ocean and then, single-handed, restepping your mast while still at sea? That?s just what Bill Doelger did in the 1980 OSTAR and we have his story in Great Seamanship
What?s new in race sails; a look at remote tracking, sensing and security equipment; Tom and Vicky Jackson cruise Mexico?s Baja