Don’t miss our FREE 56-page guide to the BT Global Challenge
- BT Global Challenge Race Guide
Don’t miss our FREE 56-page guide to the BT Global Challenge, the world’s toughest ocean race, which starts from Southampton on 10 September. Full details of the 12 competing yachts, with their skippers and crews, vivid descriptions of what it’s like sailing against the elements for most of the 28,500-mile epic, in-depth articles about the new 72ft steel yachts and much more in this special supplement
- What’s it like to be an Olympian?
Sailors are among the fittest athletes in the Olympics and, as selected crews prepare for the Sydney regatta in September, Yachting World’s racing editor and 49er sailor Andy Rice explains the rigorous physical training men and women go through to reach the top. He also tips likely medal winners
- Tracking the new Leopard
One of the highest profile yachts in Britain this summer will be Mike Slade’s new super-maxi Leopard of London, a 90ft water-ballasted lightweight sloop designed to break records. We report from on board this Reichel Pugh/Ken Freivokh designed yacht and take a detailed look at the latest generation of Brookes & Gatehouse instrumentation installed aboard Leopard