September 2018

September 2018

FEATURES

No place for wimps
KRIS KRISTOFFERSON

Pondering
When to push for change and when it’s (probably) better to leave well alone... ROB WEILAND

Winner
Dongfeng team manager BRUNO DUBOIS sat down with PATRICE CARPENTIER to talk through the story of this year’s Volvo Race win

Endless
Even for consummate professional and previous Volvo race winner CHARLES CAUDRELIER

Flashback
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

No coincidence
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

TECH STREET

The magnificent fightback

Not just a fast sailor

Italian engineering!

Sharing the love

Lab or ocean?

Getting bigger

Find the time

REGULARS

Commodore’s letter
STEVEN ANDERSON

Editorial
ANDREW HURST

Update
KEN READ, JACK GRIFFIN, ALISTAIR SKINNER, PAUL HENDERSON, DOBBS DAVIS and TERRY HUTCHINSON

World news
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?
TRISTAN TRAJAN

RORC news – Rude to say no
EDDIE WARDEN-OWEN

Seahorse regatta calendar

Sailor of the Month
Well who would you have picked this month?

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