Yachting Monthly tests the latest and most vital bits of boating gear

Best Marine diesel engines are essential for any boat

Modern marine diesel engines may look very similar to the large, noisy, oily chunks of iron of yesteryear, but a lot has changed under the bonnet, says Sam Fortescue

The Boatyard Book

Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer discusses The Boatyard Book by Simon Jollands: "Although his advice is to ‘Know your limitations’; his personal approach is determinedly DIY."

The Sea is not made of water book jacket

"This is a book with the wow! factor." Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer discusses The Sea Is Not Made of Water by Adam Nicolson

Sea_Journal_Lisa_Woollett

Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer discusses Lisa Woollett’s Sea Journal, which tells the story of a year’s coastal photography, based on a lifetime’s observations.

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