We tend to consider paper charts the most reliable means of passage planning, but both electronic and paper options offer different useful features, as Bruce Jacobs explains
Get your yacht shipshape and ready for launch with top tips from marine surveyor Ben Sutcliffe-Davies. How many of these checks do you do?
The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, which is the best route to Guernsey?
Wind farms want to restrict where yachts can sail around them. The RYA is fighting for freedom of navigation. Stuart Carruthers told Toby Heppell precisely what you can and can’t…
Most of us navigate using MFDs, phones and tablets, or even drones. But can electronic backups be a substitute for paper navigation? Ali Wood investigates
Will Bruton gets muddy in North Norfolk when he learns the forgotten craft of channel-marking
Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers share their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor. Do you have a tip to share? Email us at email@example.com…
James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, what should you do when the buoys you see don't match the chart?
Seasoned skippers and Yachting Monthly experts give their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor
It pays to use every resource possible, from pilot books to charts, in order to find a safe haven when wild cruising, says Vyv Cox