‘Like the shift from wooden spars to alloy spars after the Second World War, we are moving to carbon spars and composite boat rigging for cruising boats,’ says well-known surveyor…

Most people realise that yachts cruising in the tropics need decent shading, but it hasn’t normally been necessary for sailors in northern latitudes, writes Miranda Delmar-Morgan. That is changing though…

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‘We are lucky to live in an island that enjoys such a diverse array of food,’ writes Jenny Jefferies in the preface to her book For the Love of the…

The new Dufour 470 looks to be something of a new direction for the brand, and their introduction to the boat states that it ‘epitomises the shape of things to…

J/Boats are known predominantly for their cruiser-racers, which usually lean rather more towards the racing side of the name than the cruising. The all new performance cruiser from J/Boats, however,…

As sailors, you’re likely to share your passion with your nearest and dearest. Family sailing offers the promise of quality time with your family, adventures and memories for the children…