Dick Durham

Dick Durham

Dick Durham was the news editor at Yachting Monthly until November 2014

sailing keel aground

In 2010 a charter yacht completed three sailing charters and over 100 miles before anyone noticed the keel fell off after she ran aground

Dick Durham

“The operating manual is smothered in oily fingerprints and smells of diesel” What were two men doing zig-zag- ging across a theatre forecourt as light summer rain began to soak…

Dick Durham

Why most cruisers still need a leadline – and how to use it. We’ve had echosounders for decades, but leadlining is still an essential cruising skill.