On sale 13 September, 2001
If anyone still harbours any doubt that Cowes and the Solent are the Mecca of yachting then they cannot have been there during the month of August – a record-breaking Skandia Life Cowes Week, J Class yachts racing their own regatta and the America’s Cup Jubilee celebrating 150 years of the world’s oldest sporting trophy.
Yachting World was in the thick of it to bring you another bumper summer issue, with 20 extra pages to do proper justice to the occasion
After a frustrating year sailing in home waters, Andrew Bray’s Firefly finally made the break and headed south to Lagos in Portugal on the first leg of his planned trip to the Caribbean. How did they fare? Did everything work? Find out next month