Duncan Kent

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The latest solar technology makes self-sufficient cruising much more achievable. Duncan Kent gives the lowdown on everything you need to get your boat sorted

Palm Folding Knife

Every yachtsman needs a really sharp knife to hand at all times, especially one that can be opened easily with one hand

Duncan Kent looks at the enduring appeal of this versatile yacht which is suitable for blue water as well as coastal cruising

What characteristics make a yacht fit for purpose? Duncan Kent explores the meaning of 'seaworthy' and how hull design and technology have changed the way we think

A yacht cruising in high latitude

Yacht cruising within the Arctic Circle has become increasingly popular, 
but what is the best type of yacht for the job? Duncan Kent investigates