Finally. The May issue of the Sailing Newspaper (#530, from back in 1975!) is on newsstands and digitally by downloading our free app(here if you have iOs, here for Android). We tell you about it in advance.
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What you can find in the new issue of the Sailing Newspaper
Vincenzo Onorato: Mascalzone Latino tells his story
Discovering the winner of the Epic 2023 Sailor of the Year, Vincenzo Onorato. Sailor before owner and sailor, winner of hundreds of regattas he has caught thousands of fish, commanded ships, helmed large and small sailboats.
Vote for your sailor!
For the 32nd time since 1991, the Sailor of the Year, the most prestigious award in Italian sailing organized by the Giornale della Vela, returns. It’s going to be you, with your votes online starting May 22 at velistadellanno.giornaledellavela.com
100 Memorable Classic Boats – Part Two
We have chosen 100 boats built from 1967 to 1998 that are more valuable than others. And we provide advice on appraisal and insurance for your Classic Boats.
The best of the Mediterranean to know where to go on vacation
For more than 15 years, the Sail Newspaper reporters have been touring the Mare Nostrum for business and pleasure. Find out with them what not to miss to make an unforgettable boating vacation in Turkey and Greece.
Tested for you: the Parasailor sail
We tried the New Generation Parasailor, the parasail-like wing sail that is spinnaker, gennaker and Code 0 in one fell swoop. A boon on a cruise!
This is it: the Vela Cup is off!
Italy’s most beautiful and entertaining regatta circuit is back. And from this year at the VELA Cup if you have a “Classic Boat,” at least 25 years old, you can win too.
I want to see clearly – Sunglasses for boaters
Sunglasses and frames are must-have boat accessories. Nine models perfect in the boat!
Maxicomparison of weight/power – 50-foot boats
There is an absolute number that allows you to tell the type of boat by eye. It is the ratio of sail area to displacement. We compared the main models in the 50-foot segment, and found that…
The boats we tested: RM1380 & Grand Soleil 72
- We were in La Rochelle to try out the latest from Fora Marine, which as always offers an “out of the box” way forward for the cruising world. -> RM1380
- Classic yet current lines, a distinctive V-shaped hull, hi tech construction. In our test, the new high-end performance cruiser demonstrated excellent sailing qualities and “top” comfort. -> Grand Soleil 72
In practice – If you know it you navigate safely
Four unforeseen events that can happen to you on a cruise and four ways to resolve them with peace of mind. From emergency repair of a sail to quick splicing, from the correct VHF distress call to the quick hoisting of a storm jib in high winds.