Alastair Buchan and other expert ocean cruisers explain how best to prepare when you’ve been ‘caught out’ and end up heavy weather sailing
Pete Goss delivers his masterclass on when to reef, and explains why it is critical to keeping control of your boat and sailing through a blow
With her husband Theo out of the way, Georgie Stocker shows on her Day Skipper course that she is more than capable of taking charge
James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. In this article, with a ripped mainsail would you continue sailing from Ireland to Falmouth?
Skippering a boat for the first time needn't be daunting, as long as you prepare. Matthew Diggle reveals how to make a success of taking charge
James Stevens looks at the seamanship and etiquette needed to raft up and identifies the benefits and pitfalls of coming alongside
James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. In this article, how confident would you be about fixing a jammed sheave?
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Cruising after dark doesn't need to be stressful. Toby Heppell shares his tops tips for night sailing
Toby Heppell looks at the art of singlehanded sailing and considers what constitutes good seamanship when it’s only you on board