Yachting World

An eclectic mix of superyachts, which includes four J Class, should ensure a prize Superyacht Cup Palma, writes Toby Hodges While it may have been a slightly subdued 25th anniversary last year for the Superyacht Cup Palma, held during socially distanced times, organisers are confident the Mediterranean’s longest running superyacht regatta will be back to
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Stormvogel is known as the ‘original’ Maxi, the first large, lightweight racing yacht of its type, and still racing competitively. Nic Compton looks at her history and rebirth Last year’s Rolex Fastnet Race got off to a dramatic start, with over 30 knots of wind blasting through the fleet of 330 yachts lined up on
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Phil Sampson checks out portable power stations that deliver 240V mains power in his guide to the best boat battery packs When Joni Mitchell sang ‘You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone’ in her iconic song Big Yellow Taxi, she could have been singing about shore power. For as every yacht owner without
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Rupert Holmes takes a look at the recently announced Grand Soleil 40 Performance, a new performance cruiser from the popular French marque In recent years there’s been a dearth of new performance cruisers of this size, so this Grand Soleil 40 Performance is a welcome addition to the market. It’s intended to capitalise on the
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We ask top sailors and marine industry gurus to choose the coolest and most innovative yachts of our times. One of the world’s best sailors, Ken Read nominates Comanche. I was so fortunate to be working with an owner in Jim Clark who had a vision of all speed/no compromise. He was dared by a
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