If you are sailing to France, here is what you need to know to avoid immigration and customs headaches for a smooth entry and exit from the country
Adlard Coles Shore Guide: Channel Coast of France is a good starting point for exploring a new French port this summer, says Julia Jones
If you are planning to cruise through France to the Med this season, then Through France via the Inland Waterways is essential reading, says Julia Jones
From buying a suitable yacht to negotiating 371 locks, three tunnels and travelling 1,400 miles from Fareham, Lizzy Bolan shares the highs and lows of navigating the French canals
With a tidal stream against you and a tired boat crew, should you push on or turn around? James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship
The Atlantic coast of Europe runs from Ushant to Gibraltar, and, with the Atlantic Islands thrown in, is a vast area of cruising opportunities, says Lu Heikell.
Miranda Delmar-Morgan recommends a few of her favourite places to sail when cruising northern Europe between Atlantic France and the Kiel Canal
Following Brexit, sailors arriving in France from the UK were only allowed to enter through a Port of Entry. Now entry will be allowed through any French port
A new online reporting system for all sailors leaving and returning to the UK should go live later this year
French skipper Clarisse Cremer has smashed Ellen MacArthur's 21 year old Vendée Globe race record, crossing the line in 87d 02h 24m 25s.