Was the Sutton Hoo Ship rowed or sailed? Building a replica of the vessel should answer this question once and for all. Credit: Daniel Fisher/Sutton Hoo Ship’s Company

82 years after the ghostly remains of the Sutton Hoo ship were discovered the debate still rages - was the longboat propelled by sail, oar or a mixture of both?…

Lady Daphne Thames sailing barge

Hundreds of yachtsmen in the Thames are set to sail past a ticking time-bomb from the Second World War this season, says Dick Durham

Dick Durham

Britain’s last sailing ship can be manoeuvred singlehanded without an engine, so why does she need one now?