Contents: September 2001

Features Biscay or bust! 100 sailors plus crossed the ‘gulf of gales’ as part of YM’s Rally Portugal. Dick Durham met them Travels with Temptress Mark Fishwick sets off in…

Captain Calamity rescued

Stuart Hill, better known as Captain Calamity for his frequent meetings with the Coastguard, has been plucked from the upturned hull of his boat

Falmouth Week, a festival of sail, celebrates sailing in all of its forms... Shrimpers and traditional Westcountry work boats mix it with J24s, Sigmas and Flying Fifteens in a case…

The record entry list for Skandia Life Cowes Week and the mischievous weather that flattened much of it have combined to keep the Coastguard very busy

Visitors to this year’s Southampton International Boat Show can register their personal choices in the variety of categories that go to make up the prestigious British Nautical Awards