The drive to include all the features we now expect of new yachts, such as easy handling, big cockpits for al fresco dining and huge accommodation volumes, all too often…

In Yachting World February 2023 issue we speak to the fastest woman to sail around the world, Donna Bertarelli and ask what drives her in her continued quest to set…

Double handed sailing skills are increasingly important to master as the recent boom in double handed racing, both inshore and offshore, continues and boats designed for couples to cruise two-up…

“The Ultimes to me are the most technologically advanced and fastest boats that you can still go offshore with, at incredible speeds and at the same time a robustness and…

It’s taken a long time to get the latest fully crewed around the world race off the ground, but finally The Ocean Race will start from Alicante on 15 January…

The Spinnaker Hass Automatic watch brings all the joy of a traditional analogue timepiece. If you want to ditch the computers and keep it simple then this is definitely worth…

Grand Large Yachting has pooled serious knowledge, design and build experience to create what it deems to be an ideal family-sized fast catamaran for world voyaging. The Outremer 52 combines…

Forclaz HL500 USB Buy Forclaz HL500 from Decathlon This budget friendly Forclaz HL500 is remarkably robust and simple to use. It has an easy to navigate light cycle using a…

What makes the best head torch for sailing? Is it the red light facility? How about the ability to dim the white light? Or do you want an ultra bright…

Forclaz HL900 USB Buy Forclaz HL900 from Decathlon 400 Lumen Head torch The Forclaz HL900 comes out best on test (2022/2023) for its all round usability and function.  The Forclaz…

Nebo Einstein The Nebo Einstein flex 1500 on paper looks like a bit of a head torch weapon. In real world use though it gives a rather average performance. The…

Petzl Tikka 300 lumen head torch Buy now from Wiggle 300 Lumens head torch The Petzl Tikka is a lightweight but pretty powerful head torch. It easily illuminated a small…

Almost throughout Nautor Swan’s history its yachts have been popular and at times extremely successful choices for offshore racing. The Swan 45 that sold more than 50 boats between 2001…