Marina with boats with engine

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - how to come alongside without an engine in a sheltered marina

British Virgin Islands

Chris Beeson has gone to The Dogs, reached the Bitter End, even needed Painkillers – and never been happier than on charter in the British Virgin Islands

Ionian charter

How do you sell sailing to the uninitiated? Charter somewhere warm, dry, safe and beautiful. Chris Beeson takes a novice crew to the Greek Ionian

Ionian cruising guide

The Ionian cruising ground off the Greek west coast is one of the Med's most popular destinations. Chris Beeson explains exactly why