"Best Sellers"

A selection of older, but still popular articles.

America's Cup

Stories from before we started our America's Cup Magazine supplement, including accounts of a fabulous day we spent with the 2000 French Challenger Sixth Sense. That ultra low budget team surprised everyone, by going from a no-hoper in the early rounds and getting into the Louis Vuitton Cup semi-finals! An America's Cup base, in those days, was a far cry from those of today!

USA 87  What's under her skirts?  Chris Dixon  talks about the team, the training, the yachts and the America’s Cup Team Shosholoza  boss Salvatore Sarno talks about his “Crazy idea” of a Cup entry  Alinghi talk  We put some reader questions to principle designer Rolf Vrolijk  The sailmakers  talk about the whys, wears and tears of America's Cup sails  

Autumn Interviews

At the Cannes Boat Show, in 2005, we talked to the heads of five leading European boatbuilders about China, new EU members, hurricanes & rising oil prices. These interviews have been read and read and remain of interest today, because they provide an insight into how expectations, then, and reality, now, have lined up.

Paolo Vitelli - Azimut Benetti Bruno Cathelinais - Bénéteau Gabriele del Torchio - Ferretti Francisco Rivas - Rodman Robert Braithwaite - Sunseeker

Boating China

We followed up our Autumn Interviews with a chat with the General Secretary of the Fengxian Chinese Communist Party, Zhang Liping, and a look at some developments and trends..

Fengxian Yacht City aims to be the focal point for Chinese yachting. Zhang Liping General Secretary of the Fengxian Chinese Communist Party talks to BYM Selling to China New Zealand marine companies feel they have a toehold. Changing China Chen Liu, Marketing Manager for an American oil company, talks to BYM.

Boating History

These well researched stories make up one of BYM's most popular sections.

Aimée France's largest sailing herring boat. America's Cup The story of the Deed of Gift. Bénéteau Three generations of boatbuilders. Benetti From cargo boats to megayachts Christ Roi The last prawner Crouan's yacht Belem: West Indiaman; yacht and training ship. Cutty Sark The world famous square rigger. Death of an East Indiaman The loss of the Amsterdam. Fleur des Mers Boulogne pilot than Med yacht. Flobards Fleet without a port. Fuel cells Was the first use in a boat? Pauline Recreating a flambard pilot boat. Jean Bart Reconstructing a warship. Helice Sauvage Inventing the propellor. Andries Jacob The last fishing hooghars. Lateen sail The types illustrated. Resolue's gig The oldest existing French boat. Schooner Atlantic Long time record holder. Silver seekers Dutch herring boats through the centuries. Jouffroy d'Abbans Inventor of the steam boat. Thames barges A brief history. Christmas Tree Ships The Great Lakes traders. Xylonite A Thames barge.

most read! death of an east indiaman

Boating Spain

Spain's boating industry An overview. Company Martorell ADIN's president talks to BYM. Megaports for megayachts BYM visits two new large yacht marinas. Côte versus Costa WIll the megayachts come to Spain. A tale of two marinas What the managers say to BYM.

G Class

Multiplast Giles Ollier talks about the company Building performance boats Giles Ollier explains some techniques Orange Transat Bruno Peyron Talks to BYM News at the start of his trans-Atlantic record Bullimore plans Tony Bullimore talks to BYM News about his solo round-the-world chances

Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina & the boating industry Rescue boat A small craft that rescued 400 people.

Mirabella V

Mirabella sails with Maltese Falcon BYM was on board the super sloop Mirabella's owner Joe Vittoria talks to BYM News The Mirabella concept More from Joe Vittoria Meeting a superstar BYM visits Mirabella V just after her launch

Volvo Ocean Race

An Eventfull Leg 3 Tight finish, controversy & keel trouble Wharo on Brunel Grant Wharrington talks to BYM News Pirate Queen Miss USA talks to BYM News about her sail with Cayard's crew Life on board Ericsson' crew talk about the daily routine Sponsor fulfillment BYM News takes a look at how they are doing it New York, New York A fabulous send off Tragedy The loss of Hans Horrevoets movi 2 Pedro Campos talks to BYM News about the next campaign

most read! pirate queen, tara conner, miss usa


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