Dick Durham

“As night-time storms rattled the slates, I dreamed of that one length of studding holding the boat upright” We’re very close to saying goodbye to the gales of winter. I…

‘January is the worst month of the year for boat insurance claims,’ says Simon Tonks of marine insurer Navigators & General. ‘Over the last five years, claims in January are…

Sailing in storms

Award-winning sailor and expedition leader Bob Shepton regularly sails some of the most storm-swept latitudes in the world. Not bad for a pensioner in a 33ft Westerly