Planning your summer sailing? Yachting Monthly experts share their favourite UK anchorages, with tips to make the most of your time afloat
Keeping a lookout using electronic navigation aids
Your boat's electronic navigation aids can help keep you safe, but it's easy to be overwhelmed by the amount of information available. Striking a balance is key, explains Craig Hardy
Spinnaker masterclass: tailored downwind sailing
There’s more than one way to rig, hoist, set and drop your spinnaker. Choosing the right setup and skills is key to success with the kite, explains James Stevens
Dee Caffari: 6 times around the world; 600 times around the garden
Like all of us, Dee Caffari had to abandon her sailing plans when COVID-19 hit. Budding journalist Harry Sowerby talks to her about life during lockdown
Brexit: Can I sail to the EU with red diesel in my tanks?
Following confirmation that recreational sailors in England, Wales and Scotland can still use red diesel, what impact will that have on UK cruisers visiting the EU?
UK lockdown: Roadmap back to cruising unveiled
Following announcements of when UK lockdown might be eased, British Marine has launched a road map for the return to sailing in England
Challenge to Brexit deal immigration rule
The Brexit deal only allows UK sailors to cruise the EU for 90 days in every 180-day period. Pilot book author Gordon Knight is now campaigning for visa reciprocation
25 Cruising Heroes for the 21st century
Katy Stickland chooses 25 modern cruising sailors who have inspired others to throw off the bowlines and explore by sail
When is the right time to alter course?
You are on a collision course and the ship should give way. What do you do?
Beneteau Oceanis 40.1 – the spacious family cruiser
The 40ft yacht market is fierce, so has the Beneteau Oceanis 40.1 got what it takes to make an impact on the family cruiser market? Graham Snook heads to the…