Laura Hodgetts

Cruising editor

Reeds 9 language Handbook

Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer discusses Reeds 9 Language Handbook - a 'must-have' for anyone with aspirations ever to cruise beyond UK waters again

Stress Free Sailing Book by Duncan Wells

"There will be readers who will challenge the idea that there is any such nirvana as ‘stress-free sailing’": Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer discusses Stress-Free Sailing (2nd edition) by…

The book of knots

Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer discusses The Book of Knots; A Knot a Day: 365 knot challenges for all abilities; and Splicing for Racing Sailors

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Inside the October 2021 issue of Yachting Monthly you will find a guide to cruising a post-Brexit, post-COVID Europe, a buyer’s guide to electric outboards and trolling motors for dinghies,…

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There’s a bewildering array of options available for pilot systems, Rupert Holmes explains how to choose a suitable autopilot system for cruising yachts