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

Batteries are in many ways anathema to sailors. They are heavy, finicky things, whose performance wanes with time, requiring an elaborate system to keep them in good shape. They are…

Superyacht Captain book jacket

Superyacht Captain is an insightful account into the over-anxious, micro-managing, sometimes despotic yacht owners and how they treat their staff. Undeniably fascinating, says Julia Jones

The Ship Asunder Book Jacket

The Ship Asunder examines the declining relationship between Britain's people and the sea. It will certainly provoke discussion down the yacht club, says Julia Jones

Fridges can use a fair bit of power – some more than others. The most energy efficient 12Vdc fridges are the compressor-driven, top-loading type, with thick insulation and good lid…