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
The YM team get wet to see how well the MOB process works for shorthanded sailing. Here are our findings...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org…
Toby Heppell gets advice on skippering with friends and family from Pete Goss, Dee Caffari and Conrad Humphreys
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The 10 common mistakes..and how to avoid them. We ask the experts about the skills every good skipper should have in their armoury.
What characteristics make a yacht fit for purpose? Duncan Kent explores the meaning of 'seaworthy' and how hull design and technology have changed the way we think
It is easy to buy the cheapest liferaft and then forget about it, but do you know how to use it and what's actually inside? Theo Stoker met Survitec's Matthew…
Not many of us would happily set sail in fog but sometimes it is unavoidable, and knowing how to avoid collisions is crucial, says Andy du Port
A Greek island cruise becomes a matter of life and death when Michael Solano suffers a stroke nine miles from shore