The 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race was one to remember. The race for line honours was captivating and the battle for the Tattersall's Cup was down to the wire. We have a full recap of the Wild race in the Feb/Mar issue of Australian Sailing + Yachting.
This issue also looks at the success of the Extreme Sailing Series in Sydney and a look at the 2015 season.
We all remember the night Team Vestas Wind hit the reef off Mauritius and now we have heard that their navigator will not return. Our navigator Ross Vickers explains what happened and how easy it is to make the same mistake.
Are you able to determine what the breeze is going to do by smelling the air in the morning? Michael Blackburn has given some advice on how to read the wind and how the different breezes work.
We also have a look at the development of the 12 foot skiff, the Dragon class in Western Australia, some tips on getting your boat to go fast and a list of innovative electronics that will help you when on the water.