An ICC skipper at the helm of a yacht in Spain

The RYA's International Certificates of Competence (ICC) and several of its course completion certificates and other Certificates of Competence have been reinstated in Spain

whales have been known to interact with yachts

With reports of orcas ‘attacking’ yachts off the Spanish coast, Katy Stickland investigates what may be driving the whales’ behaviour and what steps cruisers can take to avoid an encounter

Biscay

Biscay or bust, 44 years after a disastrously ill-fated attempt, Dick Durham finally makes the fabled crossing