A yacht sailing in studland bay

Sailors have until 15 December to respond to a call for evidence over management plans for Studland Bay, which could see all sailing and watersports banned

Cadgwith Cove in Cornwall

Dag Pike revisits a childhood haunt and discovers little has changed in the quaint Cornish fishing village of Cadgwith on The Lizard

Yachts rafted up against a tidal wall

James Stevens looks at the seamanship and etiquette needed to raft up and identifies the benefits and pitfalls of coming alongside

Boats anchored at Porth Conger at St Agnes, Isle of Scilly

St Agnes is a magical place, the last point of land before the Bishop Rock Lighthouse and the open Atlantic Ocean beyond. It is really two islands, the main island…

Boats in an anchorage

The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, how would you cope with another boat anchoring too close?