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  1. Lucky Bird is a 1972 Swan 48 that has been given a spectacular new lease of life by Younique Yachts in the Netherlands

    Can you improve on perfection? The Sparkman & Stephens-designed Swan 48 is widely considered to be one of the most …Continue reading »

    The post The icon updated: meet the 1970s Swan 48 given a radical new look appeared first on Yachting World.

  2. The new SailGP circuit will see six teams compete at five events around the world in one-design 50ft catamarans for a $1million prize purse

    There had been many rumours and speculative stories, but last night at a glitzy ceremony in London the highly anticipated …Continue reading »

    The post The $1million match race: Ellison and Coutts unveil SailGP circuit for 50ft foiling catamarans appeared first on Yachting World.

  3. Golden Globe solo skipper Abhilash Toby was dramatically rescued from the South Indian Ocean after he was badly injured and spent nearly 72 hours adrift in his dismasted yacht

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    ***2018 Golden Globe Race. Crew from the French Fisheries Patrol ship OSIRIS board Abhilash Tomy's dismasted yacht THURIYA to rescue the injured yacht yachtsman. Photographed from the Indian Navy P8i reconnaissance aircraft operating out of Mauritius.

    Abhilash Tomy, the Golden Globe skipper who was dramatically rescued from the South Indian Ocean on Monday after nearly 72 …Continue reading »

    The post Golden Globe skipper recovering in hospital after dramatic Southern Ocean rescue appeared first on Yachting World.

  4. Helen Fretter went to the start of the Golden Globe Race to find out why 17 men and one woman have eschewed modern technology to race solo around the world for 300 days

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    ***2018 Golden Globe Race - Mark Sinclair (AUS) Lello 34 Coconut, passing through the Marina Rubicon 'Gate' off Lanzarote in the Canaries.

    A voyage for madmen, so was the original Sunday Times Golden Globe Race deemed. When the first non-stop race around …Continue reading »

    The post A voyage for 21st Century madmen? What drives the Golden Globe skippers appeared first on Yachting World.

  5. Double-handed racing is booming in popularity, with both inshore and offshore events introducing double-handed classes. We get expert tips on how to set up your boat and routines for success

    Race Start - Redshift Reloaded, Sail No: GBR 419, Class: IRC Three, Owner: Ed Fishwick, Type: Sun Fast 3600

    The popularity of double-handed sailing is on the rise. This year even Cowes Week ran a double-handed category for the …Continue reading »

    The post How to win at double-handed racing – top 5 tips from a champion appeared first on Yachting World.

 

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