Martin's Haven in Pembrokeshire

Dag Pike is rewarded with a quiet spot to anchor at Martin's Haven after navigating the tidal races along the Welsh coast

Lamorna Cove

The pretty and quaint Cornish harbour at Lamorna Cove offers a good refuge when waiting for a weather window to round Land’s End, says Dag Pike

YAchts can go further afield when sailing Scotland with the Scottish islands of Harris at Loch Rodel offering a quiet anchorage

Whether you’ve just got a few days to explore the West Coast, or the open North Atlantic is calling, Scotland’s sea routes offer almost endless options says Brian Black…