June 2020


Keep the faith

Twenty years, 40 years. Just keep an eye out for those anniversaries. ROB WEILAND

A perfect fit
When one of the world’s most successful software magnates goes TP52 racing you can only expect the electrons to draw their attention. JONAS WITT and ANDI ROBERTSON

Quiet genius
The next subject for Seahorse’s latest series on the great yacht designers should perhaps have been the first. Our former editor JULIAN EVERITT looks at the myriad influences that ERICUS VAN DE STADT has had on the sport, many of which continue to play a part today

More than a racing stripe
When the owner of the slippery but tippy 60ft CBTF design Wild Joe decided to speed up his craft he certainly went for it. GORDON KAY

Into the third dimension
There has been little noise around the decision to allow in autopilots for crewed offshore races. But with the latest pilots from France things are not going to be quite what many seem to think. VINCENT RIOU, FRED AUGENDRE and MATTHIEU ROBERT set out the new landscape

99 years young
The Anderson course has long been a favourite among team-racers especially; time to catch up with the man who gave it its name. CAROL CRONIN sits down with HARRY ANDERSON for a lifetime of sailing anecdotes in an hour

Number One
The top offshore boat in Australia… no decision there, ‘mate’. ROB KOTHE digs into the Ichi Ban secrets with WILL OXLEY and MATT ALLEN


Starting at the top

The new conquistadors

By Wednesday?

A different (round the) world

Smart, versatile (and dependable)

Another day at the office

DSS goes cable-less


Commodore’s letter


The grandest regatta ever, difficult time, pivotal time, keeping out of (big) trouble in Antigua, and staying screen-free (at least a bit, please). Plus refund policy, anyone? TERRY HUTCHINSON, JACK GRIFFIN, PETER HOLMBERG, JON EMMETT, DOBBS DAVIS

World news
The rise and rise of YOANN RICHOMME, the new COUTTS, a black eye for a proud Aussie, tougher than tough Olympic delay, plus a not-sosilly solution to scheduling dilemmas. IVOR WILKINS,PATRICE CARPENTIER, BLUE ROBINSON, DOBBS DAVIS, MAT BELCHER

Rod Davis – Weathering the storm
Just how big are these big changes going to be?

ORC – Old dog new tricks
Addressing one of the biggest measurement challenges of them all… ANDY CLAUGHTON

RORC news – Cancelled

Seahorse build table – Easy on the eye

Seahorse regatta calendar

Sailor of the Month
Brilliant talent, brilliant achievements