Anchor design is always evolving and Ultra Marine claims its new design is the best yet. Theo Stocker tested the 12kg model, with the Ultra Flip Swivel, on his Sadler
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?
It pays to use every resource possible, from pilot books to charts, in order to find a safe haven when wild cruising, says Vyv Cox
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When it comes to putting out anchor chain, most of us follow a basic ratio rule of thumb, but we should be taking wind and tide into account, argues Christopher…
James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, what would you do if you arrived in a harbour with a full gale blowing onshore?
Alan England learns the hard way what happens when you ignore the warning signs of a dragging anchor
Handling a catamaran in manoeuvres can sometimes be easier than with a monohull, but there are a few surprising differences. Paul Hayes showed Will Bruton how to do it
The beauty of the night sky from an anchored yacht fills Jonty Pearce with awe, but it also shines on when we're not afloat
The RYA Yachtmaster is a good test of advanced seamanship, but the best sailors know that there will always be lessons to be learned from experience