CONTENTS UPFRONT 06 Eds letter 09 From the Foredeck Gotta get it: Upfront news – the latest new gadgets and gear from the world of sailing. Tech Specs: 4 ways to reduce your rating Spotlight on….. Q&A with the top sailors in the world: Jan Dekker Sun savvy: Tested and rated: serious sun blocks SAIL SA VIEW The best of the rest 15 IRC Summer Circuit Spring regatta, Crocs regatta. Midsummer Fling, Mykonos Offshore, IRC Nationals 16 Academy sailing The news, whose making it on the academy circuit 18 Lipton cup The showdown WORLD VIEW The best of the rest 23 International circuit Med cuircuit: Rolex Middle Sea; Porto Cervo; Mini Maxi World Cup – Porto Cervo; Voile de St Tropez; Audi Med Cup, TP52 circuit 25 NYYC Dennis Connor Invitational 29 Sailing the Solent Cowes Week, IRC Nationals, Commodores Cup 31 Volvo Ocean Race The best of the race LEISURE 37 Follow the regattas Travel stories: how to get there, where to stay 43 Pacific cruising Not just turquoise waters palm trees and cocktails 48 Mediteranean cruising Not just turquoise waters palm trees and cocktails 52 The other Cape Town Our insider’s guide to the best spots the Cape has to offer 59 Dive Fiji Not just turquoise waters palm trees and volcanic rocks 62 The world’s your oyster Irresistible cruising options around the world 74 A turkish cruising delight Irresistible cruising options around the world SAIL+LEISURE 1
Updates and news from Farr Yacht Design. In this edition, we take a closer look at the design tools we use when creating powerboat hull shapes. We also recap the latest news on the Farr 280, Volvo Ocean 65 and Southern Wind 102 "Farfalla."
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