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Duncan Kent

Yachting Monthly winter laying-up checklist

Mon, 15 Sep 2014

Whether your boat is coming ashore for winter or staying afloat, here is a useful checklist compiled by Yachting Monthly's experts to help you remember everything

Black Tar

Anchorage - Black Tar, Milford Haven

Wed, 6 Aug 2014

Jonty Pearce finds tranquillity away from the bustle of Milford Haven and good shelter in the Upper Cleddau River

Anchor lights

Where should I put my anchor light?

Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Hurricane lamp on the boom, or electric beacon at the masthead? Duncan Kent gives advice on the best place to hang your anchor light


Action cameras – Yachting Monthly video review

Fri, 23 May 2014

They're perfect for capturing videos and still photos on the water – but which action camera is best for you...?


Marine engine soundproofing

Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Yachting Monthly guidelines for installing marine engine soundproofing

iPad Navigation

How useful is iPad navigation when sailing a yacht?

Wed, 5 Mar 2014

Six important points to consider before ditching your chartplotter


How to avoid chafe on swinging moorings

Wed, 5 Feb 2014

Vyv Cox explains a simple error that causes chafe on swinging moorings and catches out many crews, including experts

tom cunliffe

Rope problems and solutions

Wed, 5 Feb 2014

Tom Cunliffe shares his expertise on the topic of rope problems and solutions

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Extra Letters – January 2014

Fri, 29 Nov 2013

A great bag of readers' letters this month – including plenty of thoughts on a myriad of subjects from binoculars and flares to red diesel and lifejackets...

NCI Alan Richards

National Coastwatch stations and telephone numbers

Mon, 18 Nov 2013

How to contact your local National Coastwatch lookout hut

Hallberg-rassy 94

Sailing a Hallberg-Rassy 94 Kutter from Langstone Harbour

Thu, 14 Nov 2013

Find out what happened when Dick Durham joined a Hallberg-Rassy 94 Kutter on an overnight cruise

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Extra Letters - December 2013

Thu, 14 Nov 2013

This month's additional letters cover everything from predicting weather to the America's Cup - however they begin with a few comments on Colregs...

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