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The Wichard Group has launched an impressive new electric furler, which incorporates a cunning use of multiple motors to keep size to an absolute minimum Furling systems for reaching sails have transformed the ease with which these sails can be handled, with the result that many more cruising yachts now have Code 0s and furling
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Racing in the 2024 America’s Cup match will take place in Barcelona, Spain in mid-October, with a calendar for racing now released Despite confirmation that the 37th America’s Cup would be raced in Barcelona back in March 2022, the specific dates in which the event would take place have only been revealed today, Wednesday 30th
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Rupert Holmes picks best performing gear over an 1,800-mile test after taking part in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race in 2022 After winning the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race aboard JPK 1010 Jangada Rupert Homes gives he full offshore sailing clothes review. Rupert Holmes has some 85,000 miles of offshore cruising and
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We ask top sailors and marine industry gurus to choose the coolest and most innovative yachts of our times. Guillaume Verdier nominates Olympus Photo “The late Mike Birch’s Olympus Photo, designed and built by Walter Greene, sits at the root of all modern multis,” says Verdier. “Mike and his boat began the legend of the
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Kirsten Neuschäfer has rescued fellow Golden Globe Race skipper Tapio Lehtinen after Lehtinen’s boat sank and he spent over 24 hours adrift in the southern Indian Ocean. Golden Globe skipper Tapio Lehtinen has been rescued by fellow solo competitor Kirsten Neuschäfer after Lehtinen’s boat sank and he spent over 24 hours adrift in the southern Indian
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The long-rumoured America’s Cup TV series has some great talent behind it – but will the arcane world of the ‘Auld Mug’ ever have blockbuster appeal, asks Toby Heppell ? A long-rumoured America’s Cup TV series now looks set to be going ahead with a top-level studio and producers onboard. But will a docu-series drive
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