December 2008



Maxi'd Out
Take a ride onboard Speedboat, the biggest badest supermaxi yet.
By Stuart Streuli, Photos by Amory Ross

Tropical Drills
This resort in the Dominican Republic is fast becoming the place for dinghy sailors to hone their technique.
By Dave Powlison, Photos by Robert Alvarez

Growing Richer by the Mile
The decision to present his kids with a life-changing offhsore experience ultimately makes this pro sailor a wealthier man.
By Paul Cayard

Tech Review

Onboard laptops keep your race program running smooth; we've got the three best notebooks for the task.

Leave the diesel at the dock adn let the sun take care of your boat's charging needs.

Tech News
Fuling units keep getting better, and there are two new models for your next upgrade.

From the Experts

The new racing rules go into effect Jan. 1, 2009, and Dick Rose guides us through the important revisions. This month: rules at marks and obstructions.

Olympic coach James Lyne reveals some alternative thinking about where to put your crew weight.

Every race is a fresh start, says Andrew Campbell, so press the reset button to keep focus.

Grand Prix

Open Innovation
This powerful new generation of Open 60s takes solo ocean racing to greater heights.


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