The November issue of Yachting Monthly is full to the gunwales with sailing skills, cruising adventures and reviews of the latest boats and sailing gear.
Gusts & squalls
Dag Pike’s expert guide to coping with wind strength spikes
Handle your boat better
Harness your boat’s quirks for more enjoyable sailing
Anchoring etiquette • Boom preventer • Fridge cooling
Question of Seamanship
Could you moor on a very busy pontoon?
Our guide to making the winter laying-up process easy
Kari Nurmi dodges ice and predators as he sails around Spitsbergen in his Bavaria 30
A week in the Aeolian Islands to delight the senses
Idyllic cruising and a slower pace of life
Monach Islands and South Deep and the delightfully named anchorage in Beer
GEAR AND BOATS
The power of Lithium batteries
Essential tool kit
Don’t set sail without doing a thorough inventory of your tools and spares
A round-up of the latest boat launches and design updates
What happens when a yacht is damaged by a direct hit?
Me & My Boat
The enduring appeal of Sadler’s Starlight 35
We test how three different hull shapes affect comfort at sea with surprising results
News British yacht sale boom
Letters What would you do?
Dick Durham Personal Water Craft
Pete Goss Material pleasures
Cruising Community Milestone for your sailor
Cruising Logs Novice sailor to the Netherlands; COVID-19 Channel cruise; Tasmania
Books Close to the Wind
New Gear The latest marine kit
Confessions Rude awakening