In this Issue: June 2012

Our June issue will help you master the pointy end.
Sailing World

Sailing World June 2012

On the Cover: The bow team onboard the Nelson/Marek 47 Saga, cleans up after a set at the 2012 Spi Ouest France. Photo by: Jean Marie Liot/DPPI

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Bringing It Home
An avid sailor gets hooked on match racing, but his addiction requires too much travel. His solution: bring the players to his home court.
By Michael Lovett, photos by Peter McGowan

A Man on Two Missions
Grant Dalton expects nothing less than victory in the America’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race, but he’s finding it tough to fight on two fronts.
By Keith Taylor


Full Speed Ahead
Donnybrook’s Jim Muldoon goes from hitting the bricks to hitting full stride with a newly acquired 80-foot canting-keel maxi.
By Angus Phillips

Tech Review:
New Boats
Marty Kullman describes breaking in the McConaghy 38 Carbonado for 2012 Quantum Key West Race Week, providing lessons on getting a new boat up to speed in short order.

From the Experts:
Winner’s Debrief
Bowman extraordinaire Matt Cassidy flies under the radar to give us the lowdown on what it takes to contribute to multiple world-championship teams.


Target boatspeed is a theoretical magic number that will get you around the course faster, explains Ed Baird, but the trick is learning how to use it.

There are plenty of concise rules to prevent collisions, but when it comes to determining “how close is close,” the rules are little fuzzy. Dick Rose provides clarification.

Editor’s Letter
Sailors’ Forum
Starting Line
Jobson Report
Gaining Bearing
Ask Dr. Crash