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the creeks at Western Haven, Newtown off the Solent

Peter Bruce packs a picnic and takes a dinghy day trip to explore a secret haven just a mile or two from the Solent

Under a brilliant blue sky, Scotland's Isle of Whithorn

It may be slightly out of the way for those heading north, but this anchorage near the Solway Firth is worth visiting, says Dag Pike

Rías Baixas

Just beyond Biscay lies a glorious coast rarely explored by British cruisers. After cruising there, Chris Beeson urges the valiant to be a pilgrim and to visit the Rías Baixas…

Lundy

Lundy is a bird-watcher’s paradise with its own particular character, but mind the swell, says Jonty Pearce

Canary Islands

Escape the winter, enjoy amazing food and drink, volcanic scenery and wonderful warm weather sailing, all just a few hours’ flight away from the UK

Piracy

The Red Sea has been closed to sailors for almost a decade, but is it getting any safer, and what about piracy closer to home? Theo Stocker investigates

Oxwich Bay

Despite being a popular beach destination during the summer months, the anchorage at Oxwich Bay can be far from the madding crowd, as Jonty Pearce describes