Getting close in to the coast to explore a tidal channel or find a snug anchorage is rewarding but close attention must be paid to the visual clues, says Ken…
The best sailing books of 2020? Julia Jones reviews the latest maritime reading
For home-waters sailors who are considering a holiday cruise to France, Ken Endean looks at the options for making a dash across the English Channel
July's Garmin outage left Navionics customers unable to access online services including downloading charts. We talk to the cyber security firm Red Sky Alliance about the safety of online navigation…
James Stevens looks at how best to prepare for arriving at an unfamiliar harbour after dark and what to be aware of
The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, which is the best route to Guernsey?
Will Bruton gets muddy in North Norfolk when he learns the forgotten craft of channel-marking
Most of us have a lot of electronic kit on board. Toby Heppell asks the experts how to make the most of all this technology
James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, what should you do when the buoys you see don't match the chart?
Navigation using digital or paper charts is key to good seamanship, but understanding the seven basic types of coastline and their challenges, and keeping your eyes out of the boat…