November/December 2007 Table of Contents

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FEATURESRush HourThere's history in the making when 47 Beneteau 36.7s stampede into Buffalo for their North American Championship.Photo Essay by Tim WilkesTwo for The ShowFor his first non-stop blitz around the globe, Jonathan McKee is teaming up with Spaniard Guilermo Altadill; here's a taste of how two pros will tackle the inaugural Barcelona World Race.by Jonathan McKeeSimply Successful From the European shorthanded racing scene emerges the Class 40, a lower-cost alternative for sailors seeking a taste of ocean-racing adventureby James BoydFour Hands Are Better Than TwoFor these two amateur sailors, the annual circumnavigation of Lake Ontario provides the perfect test of character.by Diane Reid and William RussellTECH REVIEWGear ReviewRace watches should tell you more than time; we review the 12 best.Gift GuideFor dinghy sailors to hardcore offshore racers, we've got your wish list covered.Tech NewsComNav goes wireless, the multitoool gets better, and an antidote for your holding tank stench.FROM THE EXPERTS45th Anniversary TipsFrom more than 500 back issues come 45 ways to help you win your next race.StrategyStuart Walker unlocks those mysterious lake winds.RoseThis is what can happen at mark roundings when Rule 18 doesn't apply.GRAND PRIXSlade Takes Another LeapMike Slade's new 10-foot Leopard is a technical marvel, and with it he intends to take on the big ocean races.LaunchesArtemis, Judel/Vrolijk TP 52COLUMNSEditor's LetterSailors' ForumStarting LineThe California Glass Rush, IOR Diamonds Weren't Forever, Reversals of Cup Fortunes, Prodding the Past, Present, and FutureJobson ReportFor the RecordFinish LineContributorsAsk Dr. Crash