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  1. Double-handed racing is booming in popularity, with both inshore and offshore events introducing double-handed classes. We get expert tips on how to set up your boat and routines for success

    Race Start - Redshift Reloaded, Sail No: GBR 419, Class: IRC Three, Owner: Ed Fishwick, Type: Sun Fast 3600

    The popularity of double-handed sailing is on the rise. The Rolex Fastnet Race is the perfect case in point – …Continue reading »

    The post How to win at double-handed racing – 5 top tips from a champion appeared first on Yachting World.

  2. Our contributors reveal their favourite summer cruising grounds, from West Sweden and North Brittany to the Isles of Scilly

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    The River Helford in Cornwall is a great spot for a mini sailing adventure. Photo: Peter Baritt / Alamy

    You don’t have to sail to the most distant parts of the world to have a cruising adventure. If you …Continue reading »

    The post Destination inspiration: Epic summer adventures right on your doorstep appeared first on Yachting World.

  3. It's too early for a detailed weather forecast for this year's Rolex Fastnet Race, but navigator Ian Moore has crunched some historical data to work out what, statistically, should be the optimum route. And he found some surprising things...

    With tricky tides, imposing headlands and the vagaries of the British summer weather to contend with, the Rolex Fastnet Race …Continue reading »

    The post What’s the optimum Fastnet route? Navigator Ian Moore crunches the weather data to find out appeared first on Yachting World.

  4. Andy Rice talks to Vendée Globe and Volvo Ocean Race sailor Jérémie Beyou about how to manage fatigue and avoid exhaustion when racing offshore

    Leg 8 from Itajai To Newport. Day 2 on board Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag. Ben Piggott asleep. 23 April, 2018.

    It’s all very well refining every detail of your boat – re-cutting sails, longboarding your hull – but what is …Continue reading »

    The post 5 tips: How to manage fatigue when sailing offshore appeared first on Yachting World.

  5. Women sailors make up around a tenth of the Rolex Fastnet Fleet, but there are some big players and inspiring stories amongst them. Here are some female skippers and crews to watch in this year's race

    The entry list for the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race is shaping up to be just over 10% women sailors. While …Continue reading »

    The post Top female skippers to watch in the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race  appeared first on Yachting World.

 

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