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?
Promotional feature in association with GJW Direct. Mooring a boat alongside securely will make manoeuvring easier, protect the boat in strong weather and give you peace of mind, says Rubicon…
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
For home-waters sailors who are considering a holiday cruise to France, Ken Endean looks at the options for making a dash across the English Channel
Solo skipper Billy Brannan lost his home when his 34ft yacht Helena was knocked down, rolled and dismasted during an Atlantic storm - and the rescue itself proved to be…
James Stevens looks at how best to prepare for arriving at an unfamiliar harbour after dark and what to be aware of
James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. In this article, how would free a fouled anchor in a rough sea?