May 2024


Time for a Bovril!

Zooming in – Admiral’s Cup
ROB WEILAND rolls through the various format options for a ‘new’ mixed inshore/offshore regatta

Catamarán loco
DR IAN WARD was one of the two people (with Jon Ilett) who first got a single centreline foil to successfully fly an International Moth. Now he’s doing away with appendages altogether

Big fella – Part II
After his unsuccessful flirtation in Newport, RI in 1983, for the 1987 Australian defence IAIN MURRAY now puts his serious Cup hat on

Carbon cathedrals
YANN PENFORNIS has built more large multihulls than anyone else on the planet. He speaks to JOCELYN BLERIOT

The Royal Escape
King Charles II escapes and DAN HOUSTON (eventually) also makes it to Fécamp


The beating heart of sailing

Ready to summit again

Tailored to the task

Kid gloves at the ready

As good as it gets

The wolf wears silk


Commodore’s letter


Down in Barcelona the mood is hotting up at last, TERRY HUTCHINSON is particularly looking forward to seeing the covers coming off and DAN BERNASCONI and GIULIANO LUZZATTO discuss the clever young child that is Gomboc…

World News
Arkéa Ultim Challenge and they almost all made it round, the USA celebrates a new champion ocean racer, big farewell in Auckland, the Medal Factory winds up for Paris, Sydney’s new 18-footer star and US Sailing’s ‘problems’ rumble on. DOBBS DAVIS, PATRICE CARPENTIER, CARLOS PICH, IVOR WILKINS, PHILIPPE DELAMARE, MAGNUS WHEATLEY, EMMA RANKIN

Paul Cayard – It’s about the future
A great new initiative, a great ‘old’ champion

TP52 Super Series – When the flag drops the BS stops
Three new boats, lots of personnel and technical changes and now we will discover what actually works

Bruno Dubois – En avant!
And it’s almost party time…

ORC Column – Stability simplicity

Seahorse build table – It’s been too long
A new US custom raceboat at last. DOBBS DAVIS

JOHN BURNIE… and a very good old friend

So, so close

Seahorse regatta calendar

Sailor of the Month
You now have to do a lot more to get this far!