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Yachts & yachting magazine [electronic resource].

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: Feb 01 2021.
  • Publisher: Cleveland : Chelsea Magazine, 2020.

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Since 1947 Yachts & Yachting has been famed for its excellent coverage of all aspects of racing, from local dinghy and keelboat events to the heights of the Olympic Games, America's Cup and Volvo Ocean Race. As well as the top end events, each issue is full of vital information, including technique and tips from some of the best coaches in the sport, interviews and profiles, kit and equipment guides, as well as tests of the latest new boats. Skipper’s View • THE READERS HAVE SPOKEN AND THAT IS WHAT MAKES OUR AWARDS SO SPECIAL CONTRIBUTORS Sailing Today Ushant be beaten British Vendée Globe hopes crash out in high-speed collisions Science at sea Paris 2024 blow for sailing How to watch the America’s Cup Southampton Boat Show dates A long way from home RYA Dinghy Show is virtual – and free! SailGP gets Spithill Studland Bay row Green show for MDL New boats • DESIGNS | LAUNCHES | PROJECTS BRITISH YACHTING AWARDS: THE WINNERS • Your votes have been counted in the 2020 British Yachting Awards. Here are the winners MULTIHULL OF THE YEAR CRUISING YACHT OF THE YEAR BLUEWATER CRUISER OF THE YEAR PERFORMANCE YACHT OF THE YEAR EVENT OF THE YEAR DINGHY OF THE YEAR SAILOR OF THE YEAR MARINA OF THE YEAR YOUTH SAILOR CLOTHING INNOVATION OF THE YEAR EQUIPMENT INNOVATION OF THE YEAR CHARITY OF THE YEAR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT OF THE YEAR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT Boats 1 and 2 Better by design • Design secrecy is a key part of the the America’s Cup but the Prada Cup offers a glimpse of the yachts in action. Toby Heppell assesses the key developments Paul Heiney • We may still be in the grip of winter but Paul’s thoughts turn impatiently to fitting out for the season ahead. Inevitably the question of heating during a frigid early spring rears its head Andy Rice • Parents can be the driving force to get children into sailing and, regrettably, driving them back out of it. The pushy parent pitfall can be modified though - and turned into an asset Andi Robertson • Some crises are bigger than others but when you’re reporting on the Vendee Globe Race, they come thick and fast. They don’t get much bigger than a boat splitting in two Adrift in Caledonia • Returning to my Highland homeland waters for a summer cruise was challenging; both for the weather and the emotions, writes Kevin Green Navigation General Information Tom Cunliffe • It’s easy to make a basic mistake when navigating but how you deal with that error is important. Sometimes GPS and chart plotters can make things worse Big Ben • Beneteau’s new Oceanis 40.1 offers a fine mix of cruising comfort and strong performance as Sam Jefferson discovered ALTERNATIVE BOATS The brutal south • We catch up with the skippers in the Vendée Globe as they enter the Southern Ocean, with storms, collisions and heartbreak on the horizon Here, Madeira • The Madeiran archipelago is a sometimes overlooked gem. Few know it better than Don Street, who talks us through the islands in his inimitable fashion On the Ropes • Rupert Holmes looks at how to choose the best rope for your boat and at some of the latest technology TERMINOLOGY SHORTLIST • ADULT LIFEJACKETS AND BUOYANCY AIDS The Great Escape • Against sizeable odds, the 2020 ARC made its departure from Las Palmas and headed out to the Caribbean. Sam Jefferson caught up with some participants in a year like no other Plastic, fantastic? • With teak on the endangered list, Sam Fortescue investigates the synthetic and composite alternatives for...
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Subject: Boating & Aviation.
Genre: Electronic journals.

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Yachts & Yachting magazine.

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