No place for wimps
When to push for change and when it’s (probably) better to leave well alone... ROB WEILAND
Dongfeng team manager BRUNO DUBOIS sat down with PATRICE CARPENTIER to talk through the story of this year’s Volvo Race win
Even for consummate professional and previous Volvo race winner CHARLES CAUDRELIER
Those final hours... PATRICE CARPENTIER
Less of a gamble
Dongfeng navigator PASCAL BIDEGORRY and onshore met man MARCEL VAN TRIEST explain their overall race ‘process’ as well as the certainties – or not – behind winning Leg 11
The success of the Class40 has not happened by chance and there are good lessons to be learnt. TOM HUMPHREYS on managed evolution
But first a new yard
Before ordering the first roll of pre-preg for the latest Fast40+ Rán there was the small matter of building a boatyard. JASON CARRINGTON
An extraordinary vintage – Part II
DOBBS DAVIS concludes his catch-up with 470 Olympic silver medallist, Etchells 22 champion and ‘right coast’ institution STEVE BENJAMIN
KEN READ, JACK GRIFFIN, ALISTAIR SKINNER, PAUL HENDERSON, DOBBS DAVIS and TERRY HUTCHINSON
And (some of) the Cup has already come home. Plus going a long way (in every sense) in a short space of time with KYLE LANGFORD and the New York YC’s ‘other’ big campaign... IVOR WILKINS, BLUE ROBINSON and DOBBS DAVIS
Paul Cayard – Sailing
Are how far does that go exactly?
IRC – First among equals
And a first look at the challenges of creating a new look dual-purpose Imoca 60. JAMES DADD
Seahorse build table – Room at the inn?
RORC news – Rude to say no
Seahorse regatta calendar
Sailor of the Month
Well who would you have picked this month?