Yachting Monthly is at the heart of the British yachting market and is for people who actively sail their boats – whether cruising across the channel, around the coast or further afield in blue waters.

It provides an entertaining mix of vital information for cruising yachtsmen with all levels of experience, which maximises their enjoyment, increases their skills and gives them the confidence to broaden their horizons.

Tender

Are you kitted out for tender travel? Chris Beeson reminds you what you need and why

As the season for sailing club meetings looms, it's time to look back at last year's mistakes, and look forward to next year's adventures, says Jonty Pearce

Sailing Skills Expert On Board: Expert radio skills Rescue is time-critical, so how do you distinguish between severe adversity and distress? Skipper’s tips • Defuse the mainsail • A godsend…

Check that the float switch of your automatic bilge pump is working properly

Santa has been and gone, but Jonty Pearce still hasn't found a solution that will keep his bilges nice and dry

Now’s the time to traipse around boatyards and shows, dreaming of a new boat, if only the money would stretch, says Libby Purves

skipper's tips

We all takes risks sailing downwind without a preventer, but if it goes wrong, what will the coroner say? asks Tom Cunliffe