No matter where you are in the world, if you are cruising a coast the chances are it will fall into one of seven categories, says Rachael Sprot.
As with all aspects of navigation, following ‘best practice’ is the surest way to make sure you are passage planning in a seamanlike manner, says Bruce Jacobs
Seasoned skippers and Yachting Monthly experts give their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor
Knowing your tides and their heights is key to conquering the fearsome Plateau des Minquiers, says Ken Endean
The renowned maritime authority, Trinity House has announced it will become the patron of the charity, the RCC Pilotage Foundation
Marine electronics company, Garmin, has announced it has bought the electronic navigational charts firm, Navionics
A chance meeting presents an unexpected opportunity to get out on the beautiful waters of the Scottish west coast for Jonty Pearce
…and how to avoid them. James Stevens reveals the classic pilotage mistakes and explains what you need to do to ensure safe inshore navigation