Virgin no more
Closest race ever?
And what lay behind it. ROB WEILAND
Tipping point – Part II
JOHN BERTRAND is now taking the same BILL MONTI coaching genius and applying it to his own Olympic charges. KIMBALL LIVINGSTON
A jolly good fellow, really?
CLARE MCCOMB looks behind the popular facade at the darker side of Cowes’s most famous citizen...
2020 saw the first Vendée Globe appearance of the flying Imoca. This time around expect things to go better, steadier... and in theory much faster. SAM MANUARD, JEREMIE BEYOU, JEAN SANS, PATRICE CARPENTIER AND FRANCK CAMMAS
Mega – in every sense
What happened when top Superyacht designer MALCOLM MCKEON and master boatbuilders MCCONAGHY BOATS put their heads together
Building cool stuff right
The return of the Caspian Sea Monster? Sort of. CAROL CRONIN AND OLIVER MOORE
Proven but overlooked, PAUL BIEKER revisits the case for the proa, Alinghi look strong already, as Luna Rossa and Ineos go their own way (again) as TOM SLINGSBY is flawless (again) – now in the TP52s. TERRY HUTCHINSON, JACK GRIFFIN
An early Christmas for SAM DAVIES, the boys from Cowes (and Yorkshire) show how it’s done, flying clean in Auckland, team with a thumping big ‘T’ and keeping down the insurance premiums. CARLOS PICH, PATRICE CARPENTIER, CHRIS SALTHOUSE, ANDREW PALFREY, PETER MORTON, MAGNUS WHEATLEY, DOBBS DAVIS AND IVOR WILKINS
Rod Davis – Four things
Hitting 4 or above on each? The rest is a given
IRC – If it’s September
Then it must be Porto Cervo. JAMES DADD
Super Series – Yes we can!
And Phoenix could. DON COWIE, MORGAN TRUBOVICH, TONY NORRIS, ANDI ROBERTSON
RORC – Hello Griffin
SIR PETER BLAKE dismisses the cult of ‘if only’
Seahorse build table – Man on a mission
What an extraordinary summer. MARK MILLS
Seahorse regatta calendar
Sailor of the Month
A great champion who has supported countless youngsters along the way, the other a major industry backer and employer of big boat ‘clans’