Pat Lawless has already sailed 10,000 miles solo in his Saltram Saga 36, including trips to The Azores and Iceland. Credit: Kieran Ryan-Benson

The only Irish entrant in the Golden Globe Race 2022, Pat Lawless reveals his motivations for taking part in the longest and loneliest round the world yacht race

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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

One of the delights of sailing Mexico - A national park, Isla Isabel, 15 miles off the west coast of Mexico, is a major breeding area for frigate birds, brown and blue-footed boobies

Sailing Mexico was the start of Joshua Shankle and Rachel Moore's plan to circumnavigate the world. They find bustle and peace as they cruise the country's west coast

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Small cruising boats are not fast enough to sail away from bad weather. Tony Curphey shares how a series drogue was vital while sailing the Southern Ocean in a Nicholson