Freshening up your anti-fouling at the start of each season is a tedious necessity, but necessity it certainly is. Chris Beeson explains why


Even clipped on, you can still go over the side. Chris Beeson finds out how a few simple changes can help us to move safely on deck

Sea breeze

On a day of light winds, taking advantage of the sea breeze can make all the difference to a coastal passage, says Ken Endean


As skipper of the amateur crew of Uniquely Singapore, Jim Dobie handled MOBs and knockdowns in Force 12 winds during the Clipper Round the World Race 2009-10

Anchor under sail

Can you set and weigh anchor under sail, without turning the ignition key? Tom Cunliffe demonstrates a handy cruising skill


How to take a tow It has been said with justification that we learn more from our own mistakes than from any manual, and when it comes to towing, I’d…