“Not a traditional looking hull shape,” said Emirates Team New Zealand head of design Dan Bernasconi, with some understatement. “It points to the clear aerodynamic emphasis given to the design. We’ve been searching for the perfect balance between hydrodynamic and aerodynamic performance.”
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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
The joy of needlecraft has been somewhat lost on Paul after an attempt to stitch together a rudimentary canvas cover ends in much bloodshed
Clarisse hopes to inspire others
Vendée Globe sailor Clarisse Crémer has said she hopes to inspire other female sailors to follow in her wake.
Jeanneau what I mean?
French manufacturer Jeanneau is back with an all new 60’ cruiser that offers a beguiling blend of comfort and performance
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
AMERICA'S MOST TRUSTED BRANDS 2022
Newsweek and BrandSpark® find the Services and E-commerce companies consumers trust most
The Tractor War
If you buy a machine—be it a smartphone or a combine—you should be able to fix it, right? Big Tech says no. Ordinary Joes say yes. Witness the biggest battle in the right-to repair movement, being fought on farms across America.
Photographer Matt Black’s epic work of “critical cartography”
ON THE WIND
NEWS AND VIEWS FROM THE WORLD OF YACHTING
SAVAGE SIS KILLS KIM JONG-UN!
Stages coup, replaces the Rocketman with bizarre body double!
According to one banker, the cure for the labor shortage is to hire people with criminal records
UAE TO LAUNCH PROBE TARGETING ASTEROID BETWEEN MARS, JUPITER
The United Arab Emirates announced plans to send a probe to land on an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter to collect data on the origins of the universe, the latest project in the oil-rich federation’s ambitious space program.
Enhanced protocols for aircraft cleanliness protect the health of customers and crews.
THE BIRTH OF SLICK
The ’61-’66 F-Series
Dusty Hill 1949-2021 – Top Man
When ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill left us on July 27, he left a legacy like few others. Jamie Blaine pays tribute, and we revisit words of wisdom from Hill himself