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On sale 8 February

And the winners are…
We bring you the top boats of 2006, the results of the European Yacht of the Year

The fastest get faster
Until recently the Open 60 design arena has been the preserve of a few specialist, mainly French, designers. Now the big boys are joining in with the likes of Farr and Kouyoumdjian. We look at the new generation of designs

Big and beautiful
You last saw her in these pages in the Lofotens. Now Adèle is cruising the Pacific and here’s her story

PLUS Boats and gear from London Boat Show; Practical Cruising: sails and rigs; a harrowing tale of being run down in the Atlantic