Yachting World - December 2017 (YW1217)


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Yachting World issue YW1217 published by Time Inc.

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December 2017 issue On sale 9 November, Yachting World December 2017 issue goes behind the scenes of one leading Volvo Ocean Race team, to find out how they’re bidding to lift the trophy. Plus a special investigation into the plastic in our oceans – how big is the problem, and how can sailors help? News Britain loses the Golden Globe race as the start moves to Les Sables d’Olonne in France UK boat builder Green Marine closes its doors and goes into liquidation Chaos for one team before the Volvo Ocean Race, with the skipper sacked then reinstated just hours before the Leg 1 start. Features Single ambition We go behind the scenes with Dongfeng Race Team, one of the favourites for this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, to find out more about the people and their preparation for the ocean epic Cleaning up our seas Toby Hodges on the problem of plastic waste in the ocean and what sailors can do to reduce their impact on the environment Like father, like son Tim Jeffery talks to legendary yacht designers Germàn and Mani Frers about their shared design philosophy Around the Isles Skipper Emily Caruso relives a summer voyage around Britain with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust New gear and new yachts Va va voom! JPK45 on test Having made its name building racing yachts, JPK has now turned its attention to cruising. Toby Hodges is impressed. New yachts Carbonline, Hanse, Amel and more at the autumn boat shows New gear We put some new MOB recovery equipment through its paces Practical features Get out of that Nathan Outteridge on running aground Masterclass with Pip Hare Mastering the mongrel drop Weather briefing How to negotitate Atlantic tradewinds Cover image The innovative and impressive JPK 45 on test off Les Sables d’Olonne Photo: Jean Marie Liot

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Publisher TI Media
Title Yachting World
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Dec 2017
Month December
Year 2017