The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month with a fresh onshore wind and a strong ebb is the harbour bar passable?
Dag Pike considers the age-old adage that using red light preserves your night vision
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…
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
Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers give their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor
Cruisers around the world are being urged to join the Trash Tuesday initiative to try and tackle ocean pollution
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…
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.
Planning to spend the night away from crowded waters can be truly rewarding but preparation is essential before you go wild cruising, says Dag Pike
Golden Globe Race skipper Gregor McGuckin shares his experiences of ocean storms, providing lessons for all of us about how to cope with heavy weather