Yachting Monthly tests the latest and most vital bits of boating gear

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

NORDAC

Woven or laminate? That’s the choice for anyone in the market for cruising sails – until now. Chris Beeson finds out how North Sails has blown the debate wide open…

Liferaft

Wherever you cruise, you’ll most likely want to keep a liferaft on board in case of emergency – but where’s the best place to stow it? Duncan Kent makes some…