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YAchting Monthly Confession of the month crtoon

Yachting Monthly reader Faith Merrett owns up and shares her sailing confession. Submit yours at yachtingmonthly.com for a chance to win a new VHF radio

Yachting Monthly confessions

Yachting Monthly reader Helen Mortimer owns up and confesses her sailing sins. Submit yours at yachtingmonthly.com for a chance to win a new VHF radio

Women in sailing: A woman wearing a red jacket, sunglasses and a sun visa preparing to use a winch

Helena Schneider is an experienced solo offshore skipper and sailing instructor, and shares her experience of sailing with mixed crews