It may look like an America’s Cup boat, but this is the first of what could be the next generation of inshore/offshore foiling machines. Designed for racing in offshore and coastal races in the Mediterranean ‘Flying Nikka’ is no pipe dream – she’s already in build for a private owner and due to be launched Spring 2022. We talk to her designer Mark Mills.
How many is too many aboard an IMOCA60? Having raced fully crewed aboard Offshore Team Germany and won the IMOCA60 class in The Ocean Race Europe, Olympic and round the world sailor Annie Lush explains. We take a look at the Round the Island Race as well as looking back at what happened in the third and final offshore leg of The Ocean Race Europe.
Plus, the link between superyachts and McDonalds and plenty more in Docktalk.