Countdown to start

All 24 competitors in the Vendée Globe 2000 are at last able to countdown the hours to the start of the 4th edition of this non-stop, single-handed, around the world…

Preview: December 2000

James Jermain scours the second-hand boat shows and brokers to see how much boat you can buy on a budget

November 2000: Contents

Helen Anderson copes with an unexpected emergency on a cruise off Scotland's West Coast, aboard her 27ft sloop

Southampton tragedy

Police release the identity of the 20 year old man who died at Southampton Boat Show last week, when he fell from a RIB and was hit by the runaway

Contents: October 2000

The Americans are here! Britain's newest boatbuilder is Legend from the USA, soon to open a factory in Dorset.

Big Blue

Big turnout at the Big Blue