Welcome aboard the November issue of the Sailing Newspaper, on newsstands and digitally! Let us tell you, a not-to-be-missed issue because of the variety of content, which you will surely not find elsewhere.
Before I introduce the issue, please know that if you subscribe, you will receive not one but two gifts! The first is the new 2021 calendar in poster format from the Journal of Sailing: in thirteen images we have condensed all the faces of sailing, so you will never get off board, 365 days a year!
The second will bring the history of sailing to you: all subscribers to the Journal of Sailing receive three newsletters a week with exclusive articles in PDF format that will contain the best of the sea, boat, and man stories published by our magazine over the past 45 years. In addition to the Monday and Thursday editorial newsletters, you will have the big stories of recent sailing in your inbox every day. From the Fogar case to the Moro of Venice, from sailing tragedies to Azzurra-mania. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
In the meantime, we give you a small taste of what you will find in the 116 pages of the November GdV that await you, packed with exclusive content.
The demand for skippers for charter or owned boats is growing dramatically. But the skippers are not there! A great opportunity for those who want to make passion a profession. In this investigation we tell you how to become a skipper and how much you earn…
The nonstop, unassisted solo round-the-world race kicks off on Nov. 8, Giancarlo Pedote tells his story just days before the start of a record-chasing edition. But that’s not all: we tell you why the Vendée Globe is considered the Everest of sailing, who the favorites are, the story of the Italians at the round-the-world race. In a nutshell, everything you need to know about the mythical regatta of true sailors.
It was “hard work,” but it was worth it. In this investigation we put ourselves in the shoes of an owner of a 12-meter boat to find out, figures in hand, how not to take dudes in refitting their boat. Clearly and schematically, you will find all the costs of various boat upgrades and maintenance work, with our considerations…
Remember the 2019 Bol d’Or Mirabaud storm, with whose images we decided to illustrate this service? Last August it was repeated. Nine Beaufort (strong gale), with Lake Geneva going crazy. Our contributor Luigi Gallerani took it in stride while at the helm of a J80. Gallerani tells us how he and his crew handled the 45-knot gusts that swept through Geneva and Petit Lac, the western part of Lake Geneva. A tale full of useful insights and tips so that you are not caught unprepared when the “flailing” comes.
Smartworking sea view? You can’t ask for anything better than that. Fabio Portesan, who lives aboard his Oceanis 430 with his partner, two children and two cats) reveals all the tricks for building your own “remote office” on a boat. Mental preparation, the right accessories…
We went hunting for “goodies” in the booths of our digital boat show. We chose 24 from boats, accessories and services. Find out about them and then go to www.milanoyachtingweek.com, the permanent boat show just a click away…
We compared 14 models to keep in your locker. They are the phenomenon of the moment, also aided by the mobility bonus that will save you 60 percent off the list price. We have selected and analyzed for you the right scooters to take on board.
Boats of the month
We went to try out the new Dehler 38 SQ. The 11.64-meter embodies the shipyard’s “skin change”: speed and quality, comfort and performance. To have fun in cruising and win in racing with al “Competition” version. Then we tested the fast FarEast 28 R: from China a one-design for club racing, match racing and sailing schools. Essential, cheap, very fast, in one word: fun.
In this report we reveal everything you need to know about installing an air heater on your boat, told with a “type” example. To experience the boat even in winter.
Everyone wants them
We reveal the 15 most popular used boats in the 30- to 39-foot segment on our classifieds market. What they are, how much they really cost, why they are worth buying. 24,000 to 160,000 euros.
Waiting for the Luna Rossa Cup tells its story
Max Sirena, Francesco Bruni, Vasco Vascotto, Pietro Sibello and Mario Caponnetto: here are the thoughts of some of Luna Rossa’s key men live from Auckland, in our great multiple interview.
MICA IS NOT THE END OF THE STORY!
These are just a few reasons why to get on board the November issue of the Sailing Journal. You will find all the news from the shipyards, the latest accessories on the market, trivia, sea stories, tips for your cruising and much, much more.
Don’t forget that only on the Sailing Newspaper do you have an extensive “buy and sell” section devoted to ads for used boats and accessories, and an always-updated list of what’s new on the market.