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Dumbass In The Realm Of Dumas

Sam Jefferson treads in the footsteps of the Count of c as he makes a great escape to the Calanques of Provence

7 mins read
Sailing Today
July 2021

Paul Heiney

The joy of needlecraft has been somewhat lost on Paul after an attempt to stitch together a rudimentary canvas cover ends in much bloodshed

3 mins read
Sailing Today
July 2021

Clarisse hopes to inspire others

Vendée Globe sailor Clarisse Crémer has said she hopes to inspire other female sailors to follow in her wake.

3 mins read
Sailing Today
July 2021

Jeanneau what I mean?

French manufacturer Jeanneau is back with an all new 60’ cruiser that offers a beguiling blend of comfort and performance

9 mins read
Sailing Today
July 2021

Pip Hare and Medallia going for next Vendée - with new boat

The news that British Vendée Globe followers were hoping for was confirmed in May, with the announcement that Pip Hare and sponsor Medallia will continue their partnership for the next Vendée Globe in 2023/24.

3 mins read
Sailing Today
July 2021

Double-Handed Offshore Series blasts off

The new UK Double-Handed Offshore Series started on 1 May, organised by Henry Bomby with other double-handed sailing enthusiasts.

1 min read
Sailing Today
July 2021

John Goode 1950 - 2021

Tributes have poured in from across the marine industry after the former editor of Sailing Today, John Goode, died on 15 May, aged 71, following a short illness.

7 mins read
Sailing Today
July 2021

Andy Rice

Sailing is a capricious sport and the chance to go from hero to zero within the space of minutes is extremely high, as Andy found to his cost

4 mins read
Sailing Today
July 2021

Back to nature

Author Tristan Gooley has made a name for himself as the Natural Navigator. He discusses his life long passion for sailing and how it has helped to shape his career path

5 mins read
Sailing Today
July 2021

A voyage of rediscovery

The Discovery 58 has long been recognized as a superlative blue water cruiser. Toby Heppell steps aboard the latest model to examine how it has developed

10 mins read
Sailing Today
July 2021

Spirited performer

Choosing a traditional-looking boat doesn’t mean going low-tech, as Sam Fortescue discovered when he sailed the Spirit Yachts’ new 44E

7 mins read
Sailing Today
April 2021

Foul language

It won’t be long before boatyards around the coast are humming with the noise of sanders and the chip-chip-chip of owners removing old flakes of antifouling. Sam Fortescue looks at the latest products

9 mins read
Sailing Today
April 2021

It ain't over til it's over

An edge-of-your-seat Vendée Globe thriller came down to the final hours, with a last minute drama that shocked millions

10 mins read
Sailing Today
April 2021

Fitness from home

There has never been a better time to train from home than now. Even in normal times, just think how much time you would save. Jon Emmett provides some pointers on best technique

6 mins read
Sailing Today
April 2021

Can they be beaten?

Emirates Team New Zealand is lying in wait in the America’s Cup, due to take place from 6-15 March. We take a closer look at the team to beat

6 mins read
Sailing Today
April 2021

Jess Lloyd-Mostyn

Rats and sailors share an uneasy relationship going back almost to the beginning of time. When Jess and crew received an unwelcome visitor, drastic action was required

3 mins read
Sailing Today
April 2021

Tea on the Nile

When you’re living in the middle of the Sahara desert and the government is a military dictatorship it can be a challenge to find fun things to do

7 mins read
Sailing Today
April 2021

Fjord Focus

Nick Huxford narrates a voyage that took him from Southampton to Norway’s Lofoten Islands

6 mins read
Sailing Today
April 2021

Tom Cunliffe

Night watch on a long offshore passage is a real test of will and concentration but a memorable night encounter underlined the need for vigilance to Tom

6 mins read
Sailing Today
April 2021

Andi Robertson

As the Vendée Globe wraps up, skippers are alreadly looking to the future and the next race. So what are the prospects for the class of 2021

4 mins read
Sailing Today
April 2021

Socially Distanced Sailing

Last summer’s cruising season was, for many, a bit foreshortened. Yet sailors such as Mark and Nicky Green worked around the problem as he narrates

10 mins read
Sailing Today
March 2021

Berths And Debts

For many of us, searching for a mooring is a one time decision. But with spring around the corner, there are offers to be had for those who shop around

3 mins read
Sailing Today
March 2021

Rest insured

Coronavirus has had the unfortunate effect of pushing up insurance premiums, but you can still save money, as Sam Fortescue discovers

8 mins read
Sailing Today
March 2021

Recovery Plan

A bad start is, well, a bad start but it doesn’t have to be the end of your race. Jon Emmett coaches you back to the head of the fleet

8 mins read
Sailing Today
March 2021

Tom Cunliffe

Whether it comes to taking restaurant recommendations or advice on the finer points of seamanship, sometimes it’s just as well to find out for yourself

6 mins read
Sailing Today
March 2021

Two's company

Many couples have been learning about living in close proximity recently but a long voyage as a couple is in some ways the ultimate test as Rod Heikell narrates

8 mins read
Sailing Today
March 2021

Southern Man

Mike Taylor talks to Graham Nixon, outgoing Commodore of the Royal Southern Yacht Club as he discussed the club and an eventful sailing career

8 mins read
Sailing Today
March 2021

Jess Lloyd-Mostyn

The fine art of setting the anchor and then relaxing for the night is not nearly as simple as it sounds and Jess often finds herself absorbed as her yacht takes part in the ‘slack tide dance’

3 mins read
Sailing Today
March 2021

Hare's no tortoise

British skipper Pip Hare chats to us from the Southern Ocean about her impressive Vendée Globe so far

7 mins read
Sailing Today
March 2021

Andy Rice

The absence of tangible dinghy racing action led me to take a look at the history of the Bloody Mary pursuit race - and unearth some gems of knowledge

4 mins read
Sailing Today
March 2021

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