Chris Beeson

Hylas

What are the hallmarks of a good round-the-world boat? To find out, Chris Beeson steps aboard one that has spent the last four years doing just that

Liferaft repair

All liferafts are sold with puncture repair kits, but are they any use at sea, when it’s a matter of life or death? Ben Meakins finds out

MOB

MOB is such a big concern that many of us ignore it. In this series Noel Dilly shares some thought-provoking and controversial ideas about MOB recovery

5            Editor’s letter ‘The quality of crew is crucial’ 6            News • New boats at Southampton Show • North Sea wind farm • Schoolboy Fastnet 12            Letters • Get a…

MOB

MOB is such a big concern that many of us ignore it. In this series Noel Dilly shares some thought-provoking and controversial ideas about MOB recovery

Boats

BBC 2 to air six-part documentary Britain Afloat – A history of the British people told through six of its best-loved boats

Bestevaer 45 Pure

She looks like a go-anywhere cruiser, but does she live up to it? Graham Snook and the YM editorial team went cruising in her to find out

Box berthing

Dutch boatbuilder Eeuwe Kooi has been box berthing all his life. He shows Chris Beeson how the pros do it