Katy Stickland

Katy Stickland
Understand boat statistics

The German yacht builder, Bavaria Yachts, has confirmed it is now in self-administration allowing the management to remain fully operational. All wages and salaries will be secured until June 2018.

The crescent bay of Deshales in Guadeloupe

Kit Pascoe discovers Deshaies, Guadeloupe, is ideal for exploring the wild side of this French Caribbean island

Town Quay in Cowes

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - with their prop out of action, can the crew sail back to Cowes in a 10-knot westerly and pick up…

A yacht sailing in heavy seas which led to the solo skipper abandoning the boat for a liferaft

Phil van der Mespel had always dreamed of a long offshore adventure. When unforeseeable disaster struck, careful preparation for the worst-case scenario saw him rescued within hours