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A Question of seamanship
Use it or lose it? Making a snap decision on a choice foreign berth
How do I send a DSC alert? - Why no diesel outboards? - How do I use tidal info in the Reeds Almanac iPad app?
Whether you're a novice or an expert, learn all you'll ever need to know from Duncan Wells in this anchoring masterclass
'Should I stay or should I go?'
The cruise is planned but the forecast isn't ideal. What's your call, and why?
Making the best use of slack water - Tidal time checks - 21st Century navigation - Getting a grip - Scanning channels for weather
A 'thunderous bang' that nearly cost us our mast...
A sailing tour around the Gulf of Morbihan
Dick Durham experiences weatherproof cruising in Brittany and brings the Oyster River to life
Greenland - frustration and triumph
Thirty years after a failed attempt, Tom Cunliffe finally gets to cruise through the pristine ice of Scoresby Sound
Sailing with my three granddaughters
'Ship's granny' Julia Jones on the value of emotional - and nautical - support during a West Country charter from Falmouth
Yachting Monthly readers share their experiences: - ARC watch leading - A Norwegian folk festival by sea - Taking pot shots at pirates - Cruising in Chesapeake Bay
View from the helm
Editor's letter: Sideways in Falmouth at 0300
End to Belgium's red diesel fines? - RYA says 'time to ditch flares'
What does Coastwatch do for us? Friend in need, friend indeed
What beats a folding bike? - British boat 'a load of cobblers?'
Libby Purves: Presents for sailors
Tom Cunliffe: Common sense safety
A book at bunk time: Arctic winter alone, in a 35ft steel gaff cutter
The Confessional: Readers own up...
BOATS & GEAR
Christmas new gear
From dry bag dividers and emergency nav lights to video glasses and a phone anemometer – four pages of presents
Which budget radio offers the best value for money? We test seven models to find out
How to check your rudder's safe
Expert tips from surveyor Ben Sutcliffe-Davies to make sure you keep heading in the right direction
Me and my boat
Dick Durham takes a night cruise to the Medina onboard a 31ft Hallberg-Rassy pilothouse cutter
New boat test
She's the hottest boat afloat, but can you cruise her? Chris Beeson tests the all-new J/88