Yachting World - May 2017 (YW0517)


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Yachting World issue YW0517 published by Time Inc.

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On sale now, Yachting World May 2017 issue brings you exclusive, stunning images from St Barths Bucket of the six J Class yachts racing together for the first time ever, plus we investigate the issue of floating shipping containers… Subscribe now or buy digital edition News J Class yachts sparkle at St Barths Bucket A fourth team, Vestas 11th Hour Racing, joins the Volvo Ocean Race Dee Caffari’s unique yacht delivery aboard Phaedo³ Features Floating hazard or tall tale? Do shipping containers pose a serious hazard to sailors or is this floating hazard just a myth? Helen Fretter investigates ‘I gave this race my all’ After years of work building up to the Vendée Globe, heroic New Zealander Conrad Colman fought his way to the finish Schooner magic Tom Cunliffe joins the crew aboard the 135ft schooner Eleonora for the Caribbean 600 race – with unexpected results On test: Advanced 80 A light wind test on the latest new launch from Advanced Yachts – a boat that really loves to sail Wild times at St Maarten Regatta Rob Melotti takes part in the Caribbean’s largest regatta racing aboard a Morelli & Melvin designed offshore luxury cat – the HH66 – and a Volvo 70 New gear and yachts New Yachts Hanse’s new duo, plus the Saffier 37 and Vismara V67 Tested: micro bikes We try out folding bikes, electric scooters and unicycles Practical Special report: Should you deliver your yacht by ship or sail? Extraordinary boats: A 3ft yacht built to cross the Atlantic Masterclass with Pip Hare: Which reefing system is best? Weather briefing: Understanding warm fronts Get out of that: Avoiding shipping at night Cover image Botin designed Quantum Racing slices through the waves at the TP52 Super Series Miami Royal Cup. Photo: TP52/Nico Martinez

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