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Where should I put my anchor light?

Hurricane lamp on the boom, or electric beacon at the masthead? Duncan Kent gives advice on the best place to hang your anchor light

Action cameras – Yachting Monthly video review

They're perfect for capturing videos and still photos on the water – but which action camera is best for you...?

Marine engine soundproofing

Yachting Monthly guidelines for installing marine engine soundproofing

How useful is iPad navigation when sailing a yacht?

Six important points to consider before ditching your chartplotter

How to avoid chafe on swinging moorings

Vyv Cox explains a simple error that causes chafe on swinging moorings and catches out many crews, including experts

Rope problems and solutions

Tom Cunliffe shares his expertise on the topic of rope problems and solutions

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