386 counts of maritime crime in were recorded in 2015, according to maritime security company MAST. Figures for global maritime crime shown on the MAST risk map, show that 66…

Over 1,100 participants completed the 30th edition of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers in 2015. Alongside record-breaking passage times were a dismasting, a sinking yacht and a marriage proposal

Crash Test Boat – Gas explosion

How safe is your gas system? Do you make regular checks? Chris Beeson and the Crash Test Boat team create a gas explosion to show you why you should never…

Crash Test Boat - fire

How would you deal with a fire in the galley or the engine room? What’s the best way to prevent fires onboard? Chris Beeson and the Crash Test Boat Team…

'Chance' round Pigeon Island

Sailing across an ocean, there are myriad sail plans to choose from to power you across an ocean. We spoke to six ARC 2014 finishers to find out what works

You’re about to leave the boat. As you remove the log impeller, the whole fitting comes away and water gushes in. Chris Beeson finds out what to do next