Tom Cunliffe and Libby Purves’ podcasts from Yachting Monthly magazine

Dick Durham

Dick Durham: Why is it that most of our sailing heroes, from Chay Blyth to Ellen Mac Arthur, seem to come from landlocked places?

Pass your Yachtmaster

Tom Cunliffe: In the festive season, careful thought needs to be given to your drinks locker, whichever side of the Atlantic you’re on

Dick Durham

Not noted as a performance yacht, my 1936 gaffer still managed second place in the last regatta of the season, says Dick Durham

Libby Purves

We may think we understand the sea, but it’s not until you get in it that you realise how volatile an element water is, says Libby Purves

Pass your Yachtmaster

Insurance seems like a waste of money, but it only needs to go wrong once and you’ll wish you had it, says Tom Cunliffe

Libby Purves

A healthy fear of the sea comes with experience, but new crew remind us why we fell in love with sailing, says Libby Purves

Dick Durham

Dick Durham: Yachties like us may be glad to leave the Atlantic behind, but just how welcome would British sailors be in Gibraltar?

Pass your Yachtmaster

Tom Cunliffe: When the pips are squeaking, a cheaper mooring abroad becomes rather attractive, but is it worth the journey?

Libby Purves

I was a really useful bit of kit once. As handy as any new gizmo in the posh chandlery, as flexible and interactive as anything B&G can come up with.…