Eagle Yachts designed its own stainless steel control panel with slick LED-lit buttons that are just 25mm in diameter. Credit: Eagle Yachts

Electric sail handling systems are not just for maxi yachts. Sam Fortescue looks at how push button sailing is filtering down to the cruising boat market

Converting to push-button powered electric winches is easier than you might think

Electric winches are becoming cheaper and simpler to fit, making effortless sailing an affordable option, says Sam Fortescue

Like fixed marine VHF radios, many a modern handheld VHF radio now offers DSC features including as the Distress Alert ‘red button’ and direct MMSI calling. Some even have built-in…

The best mast climbing gear for solo sailors or double handed sailors can be found in some well known high street stores and not necessarily in a chandlery. This buyers…

mets trade new marine safety gear

New marine safety devices, electronics and wearable safety gear At this years METS trade show we picked out some of the best new marine safety gear to show you, available…