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…

The Calypso portable ultrasonic wind sensor comes at a time when onboard systems are becoming increasingly integrated and fits well in a captain’s electronic instrument arsenal. Wireless wind sensors have…

The Loop Boa Base is an extremely neat idea for adding extra clutches in places where there would otherwise be no convenient deck space. It allows them to be stacked…

“With no hesitation, my choice for the world’s coolest yacht is Vestas Sailrocket 2,” says Pascal Conq. The designer behind two-times Vendée Globe winning IMOCA 60 PRB and the new…

“Look at that piece of oak behind you. I first met that tree when I was a kid, growing up in the New Forest. Ten years ago it blew over…

The global foiling catamaran series, SailGP returns this weekend with the nine teams taking to the water of St Tropez, France for the fifth event in the 2021 season. Having…

In the October 2021 issue of Yachting World we test the new lift-keel Jeanneau SO410 and the Lagoon 55, Nikki Henderson reports on her experiences at the Gotland Runt. Plus the…

Pete Goss, Nikki Henderson and Knut Frostad are among the speakers in a new six-part series of webinars on key cruising topics, hosted by bluewater sailing group Grand Large Yachting…

Eamon Conneely commissioned the original Reichel Pugh-designed TP52 Patches in 2005 to race under IRC in the Admirals Cup and within the original class box rule on the International circuit,…

Spirit Yachts has announced a partnership with EON Productions, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM) and Universal Pictures International. The partnership sees a Spirit 46 feature in the upcoming film No…

The Maxi 72 is the biggest boat where you feel you’re doing things properly, writes Mike Sanderson. These boats don’t have a canting keel or daggerboards but they are incredibly…

high spec deck shoe

The Wuzzos Corinthian Pro is a new high spec deck shoe which uses leather and mesh to maximise ventilation and drainage, while the dual density outsole is engineered to absorb…

Fountaine Pajot’s latest model, the Tanna 47 catamaran is a successor to the successful Saona 47. The newest addition to Fountaine Pajot’s range offers a much larger and completely reconfigured…

The coolest boat, for sure, is the Star, writes Enrico Chieffi. Clearly, on one side it’s for personal reasons, because I was World Champion, but it’s a 100-year-old design and…

Fast, shapely, elegant and still formidable on the race course, Mari-Cha III was and still is one of the world’s most impressive yachts, writes Yachting World’s ex-editor, Elaine Bunting. Created…