Yachting World

First look: Project Fly

The new Bill Dixon designed Project Fly promises to be a sailing superyacht with motoryacht appeal packed with creature comforts and top-end features Bill Dixon has bags of experience in designing motor yachts, and the team brought this to the

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The offshore skills you need to be bluewater ready

What are the skills you need before casting off on a transocean or bluewater adventure? Offshore training skippers share their advice You might have a departure day circled red in the diary and be furiously working through a to-do list

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Diving from a boat – advice from the experts

Joshua Shankle and his wife, Rachel offer their thoughts on diving from a boat. Both are experienced divers and sailors. They are currently mid-pacific on a world cruise As cruisers, we can find ourselves in some of the most beautiful

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Great seamanship: Scarborough to Brightlingsea

Tom Cunliffe introduces an extract from Albert Strange’s early corinthian cruising account of sailing from Scarborough to Brightlingsea, a trip which was not without its challenges. The Edwardian period of English yachting is best remembered for the great cutters and

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What we learned from our Pip Hare Ask Me Anything on YBW

Vendée Globe racer and Yachting World contributor, Pip Hare answers YBW forum members’ questions in our second ever Ask Me Anything session. #EN# LES SABLES D’OLONNE, FRANCE – FEBRUARY 12: Skipper Pip Hare (UK), Medallia, is pictured celebrating with flares

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Autonomous boats: The rise of self-sailing vessels

Sam Fortescue reports on the latest developments in autonomous boats and self-sailing technology, which is ready to be deployed in a variety of uses from weather monitoring to shipping ‘Vessel not under command’ looks set to take on a new

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Battling to Hobart: Memories of the Sydney Hobart

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Race has its own mythology, as Andrew Wilson finds out from those who’ve done it. Tom Cunliffe introduces this extract from Blue Water Classics, Portaits of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Discovering Andrew Wilson has been

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Jean Le Cam: Vendée Globe legend they call ‘The King’

Jean Le Cam was already a legend, now he’s the undisputed hero of the Vendée Globe, having massively outperformed his boat in the last edition of the race and making an incredible mid-ocean rescue of fellow competitor, Kevin Escoffier, writes

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SailGP: All you need to know about the 2021 season

SailGP is now in its second season, with some of the best sailors in the world, sailing some of the fastest boats, going head-to-head in a global sailing series with a prize of $1m When Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts

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First look: Trintella 45 and 50 – classic yard reborn

Rupert Holmes reports on a pair of new German Frers designed yachts, both of which are contemporary designs with a classic aesthetic: the elegant Trintella 45 and 50 These two gorgeous German Frers designs offer an enticing blend of contemporary

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First look: McConaghy Makara 85

Sam Fortescue takes a first look at the Makara 85, the first of a new range of semi-custom yachts from designer Malcolm McKeon and builders McConaghy Designer Malcolm McKeon has deepened his collaboration with composite wizards McConaghy by launching a

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