5 EXPERT TIPS
ALAN ROBERTS ON OFFSHORE PRIORITIES
PIP HARE ON OUTSIDE GYBES
CHRIS TIBBS ON NAVIGATING THROUGH THE DOLDRUMS
RUPERT HOLMES ON FLO
JOSHUA SHANKLE ON FORAGING AND FISHING
Mantus dinghy navlight
This looks like a handy tricolour light for use on a dinghy which could also double as an emergency navigation light.
Watersports enthusiasts typically rely only on buoyancy aids, rather than full lifejackets that will support a casualty’s head above the water if they become unconscious.
This French company won a special mention for its Karver Jammer Staysail Kit (KJSK), an easy set-up for rigging an inner forestay for a heavy weather or storm jib.
ePropulsion 1-20 electric inboard
propulsion’s I range of electric inboard motors for shaft drive boats is intended to be easy to fit on existing engine beds.
Cyclops Marine Wireless Load Pin
Over the past 15 years load sensing has changed from a technology in its infancy even on the latest IMOCA 60s to widespread use in fleets such as J/70s and two-handed racing in small offshore yachts
As electric propulsion becomes more and more widely adopted, the need for fast electric charging escalates. Aqua superPower is rolling out the world's first dedicated global marine fast charging network across Europe and the US.
Simarine Nereide 3
This digital switching brand is increasingly popular on new yachts and its third-generation product received a DAME nomination.
Integrel Next Generation
What is it? A very high output alternator that can replace traditional generators, plus hybrid propulsion options
Ocean Signal rescueMe PLB3
What is it? The first compact MOB beacon to combine AIS and satellite technology
CAN SPACIOUS PERFORMANCE CRUISING MULTIHULLS BE BUILT IN LARGE VOLUMES AT COMPETITIVE PRICES? EXCESS THINKS SO
NOMAD AT 70° NORTH
A RESOURCEFUL SINGLE-HANDED SAILOR OVERCOMES OBSTACLES WHILE SAILING A JUNK-RIGGED SCHOONER IN GREENLAND
CONTEST YACHTS HAS CREATED A HULL WITH THE UNIQUE OPTION OF TWO DIFFERENT DECKS AND LAYOUTS. WE TESTED THE FIRST AFT HELM 49CS OVER TWO LIVELY DAYS
SUB ZERO SAILING
SEBASTIAN BARRETT AND XIARA SCOTT SHARED A MEMORABLE EXPEDITION EXPLORING THE MOUNTAINS OF GREENLAND ABOARD A GUNBOAT 68
THE FASTEST WOMAN AROUND THE WORLD, DONA BERTARELLI HAS SPENT 10 YEARS TRYING TO WIN THE JULES VERNE. HELEN FRETTER FINDS OUT WHY
WHETHER YOU'RE STEPPING ABOARD SOMEONE ELSE’S YACHT, OR WANT A CO-SKIPPER’S SUPPORT ON YOURS, ELAINE BUNTING HAS KEY ADVICE ON HOW TO BE A VALUABLE FIRST MATE
WHEN THINGS RUN THEIR NATURAL COURSE IT’S EVENTUALLY TIME TO LET SOMEONE ELSE TAKE THE HELM... SO SKIP IS DOING JUST THAT
WE’RE USED TO FOILING BOATS BUT WHAT ABOUT CRAFT THAT FLY JUST ABOVE THE WATER? IT SEEMS GROUND EFFECT’ VESSELS ARE MAKING A COMEBACK
Tour Voile back to its roots
The Tour de France à la Voile, the famous multistage crewed event which saw many legends of the sport cut their teeth in offshore racing, is returning to an offshore, coastal and inshore format in one-designs, moving to the Figaro Beneteau 3 for 2023.
New-look Ocean Race
MATTHEW SHEAHAN PREVIEWS THE OCEAN RACE, THE LATEST INCARNATION OF THE CREWED ROUND THE WORLD CONTEST
ARC fleet rally to help dismasted yacht
Participants in the 2022 ARC transatlantic rally formed a ‘pipeline’ to refuel the Grand Soleil 54 Take Off after it was dismasted some 1,400 miles east of St Lucia.
Cup dates confirmed
Time to book a trip to Barcelona? Some - but not all of the key race dates for the 37th America's Cup in 2024 have been confirmed.
120-knot ‘land yacht' record set
America's Cup sailor Glenn Ashby has set a new wind-powered land speed record of 222.4kmh (or 120 knots) in the Emirates Team New Zealandbuilt Horonuku.
RUPERT HOLMES ON THE ACE 30
5 EXPERT TIPS
HOW TO COME OUT AHEAD AT THE LEEWARD MARK
PIP HARE ON INSIDE GYBES