One of the delights of sailing Mexico - A national park, Isla Isabel, 15 miles off the west coast of Mexico, is a major breeding area for frigate birds, brown and blue-footed boobies

Sailing Mexico was the start of Joshua Shankle and Rachel Moore's plan to circumnavigate the world. They find bustle and peace as they cruise the country's west coast

Craig Wood has made no adaptations to Sirius, his Beneteau Oceanis 46, which he bought in Greece

Triple amputee army veteran Craig Wood is cruising around the world to raise awareness of sailing with disabilities. He shared his story with Katy Stickland

‘Like the shift from wooden spars to alloy spars after the Second World War, we are moving to carbon spars and composite boat rigging for cruising boats,’ says well-known surveyor…

Most people realise that yachts cruising in the tropics need decent shading, but it hasn’t normally been necessary for sailors in northern latitudes, writes Miranda Delmar-Morgan. That is changing though…