Hanse 348 and Hanse 418

What do two more metres get you on a boat? Graham Snook sets the Hanse 348 and Hanse 418 against each other to find out

You can navigate using waves

Developing a thorough understanding of what the waves are telling you can provide you with a 'sixth sense' when it comes to navigation, says Dag Pike

Gerry Hughes finishing his circumnavigation of the world

Gerry Hughes is the first deaf sailor to solo circumnavigate the world. Katy Stickland finds out what motivates him to push the boundaries

A Victoria 34 sailing

Updating your instruments, and the data you can see on them, needn't cost the earth. Sam Fortescue investigates how to upgrade your boat's tech without spending a fortune