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Buoyage for the East Swin in the Thames Estuary is being moved to keep yachts away from a live firing range, according to the East Coast Pilot

Round Britain

Your first sail round Britain will probably become simply a maritime reconaissance mission for the many magical places that you will want to explore, says Ken Endean

Martyn Mackrill illustration

Smith stood five foot five in his boots, weighed nearly 10 stone in his winter clothes and an overcoat, and he had a flat chest and a round stomach. Smith…