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A straightforward concept lies behind the appeal of in-mast mainsail furling systems: haul on the clew outhaul while allowing the sail to unfurl in a controlled manner. But what if…

The latest issue of Yachting World is packed full of expert bluewater cruising content, as well as our latest news, gear and technique features. Here’s a sneak peek at this…

In the November 2021 issue of Yachting World we test the latest bluewater cruiser from Oyster, the Oyster 595 and bring you the story of the classic yacht, Cynara‘s return…

An Atlantic crossing is – rightly – considered a bit of an epic. An east-bound crossing, often even more so. But by following the seafarers of old, on what is…

“For my most influential boat, my mind drifted to the story of Swallows and Amazons, which gripped me as a child,” Nikki Henderson recalls. Arthur Ransome’s much-loved tale of children…

The luxury Bill Dixon designed Discovery Bluewater 50 may be a decade old now and into its third iteration, but the concept behind its original appeal remains. For those used…

The lighter the breeze, the more significant the effects of any current or tidal flow. Ben Saxton has raced every kind of boat, from foiling catamarans to planing dinghies to…

When you think of multihulls designed for bluewater cruising, Outremer will likely be one of the first names that comes to mind. Its heritage lies in building catamarans that can…

Imagine a boat that combines the aggressive loom of a Lamborghini with the controls of a fighter jet. Pop a rig on top, open the transom like the cargo door…

For sailors choosing the best boat binoculars can be a difficult call. What areas should you be looking to prioritise? Every sailor knows that anxious moment as you’re making a…

The Whitbread Round the World race/Volvo Ocean Race has a precedent for replacing skippers in Uruguay and Taking the Helm, recounts what happened after one such moment.  Skip Novak took…

Until recently it would have been easy to assume the pioneering cruising trimarans of the 1960s and 1970s showed that cruising on three hulls has too many drawbacks to be…