Dag Pike considers how to get the best out of a summer cruise when time is limited
Dag Pike revisits a childhood haunt and discovers little has changed in the quaint Cornish fishing village of Cadgwith on The Lizard
Pete Goss delivers his masterclass on when to reef, and explains why it is critical to keeping control of your boat and sailing through a blow
Dag Pike discovers solitude at the semi-circular Chapman's Pool on the Dorset coast, which is often overlooked by cruisers
James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. In this article, how would free a fouled anchor in a rough sea?
Duncan Kent looks at the enduring appeal of this versatile yacht which is suitable for blue water as well as coastal cruising
Pete Goss looks at the times it can pay to switch on the engine, making life easier and allowing for better sailing
Navigation using digital or paper charts is key to good seamanship, but understanding the seven basic types of coastline and their challenges, and keeping your eyes out of the boat…
No matter where you are in the world, if you are cruising a coast the chances are it will fall into one of seven categories, says Rachael Sprot.
As with all aspects of navigation, following ‘best practice’ is the surest way to make sure you are passage planning in a seamanlike manner, says Bruce Jacobs