Dave Pugh suggests ways to prepare your boat for winter ...
LAYING UP & HULL CARE
20 TIPS FOR LAYING UP ASHORE
Dave Pugh suggests ways to prepare your boat for winter
TIPS FOR STAYING AFLOAT
Staying in? Here?s what you?ll need to do
OSMOSIS: THE QUEST FOR A CURE
Simon Jinks goes down to the yard to see how osmosis is treated ? PLUS: the diary of an osmosis victim
ZEN & THE ART OF YACHT MAINTENANCE
Yachts have strange powers that can change the way their owners see the world, says Charlie Doane
A CLUB ON THE OCEAN WAVE
The Ocean Cruising Club celebrates a remarkable 50 years
DESTINATIONS: LES SABLES D?OLONNE
The epic Vendée Globe race starts in this friendly port which welcomes yachtsmen of all sorts
BETWEEN TWO CONTINENTS
Mary Neate sails between Europe and Asia as she explores the Sea of Marmara
ALL QUIET IN THE WESTERN APPROACHES
James Jermain reports from the YM Biscay Triangle rally
LOOK WHAT THE CAT?S DRAGGED IN
Life becomes complicated for Carol O?Shea when she and her husband tow a monohull with their catamaran
BLUE WATER LETTER
Niki Perryman discovers that Auckland lives up to its reputation as the ?City of Sails?
BOATS & GEAR
- NEW BOAT TEST: SABRE 386
James Jermain gives his verdict on this top-end cruiser from the USA
BENEATH THE RADIO WAVES
Waterproof handheld VHF radios on test
DSC RADIO COURSE
What?s involved in gaining your radio operator?s ticket?
NO MORE ANTIFOULING?
SCRAPING THE BOTTOM
Dick Durham sees his hull coated with a new copper treatment that is guaranteed for fi ve years
SOUTHAMPTON?S TOP THREE BOATS
BEST IN SHOW
Three YM writers track down their favourite starter, coastal and bluewater boats
NEW BOATS & GEAR AT THE SHOW
A round-up of the newest boats and gear at Southampton
SURVEY! SURVEY! SURVEY!
Living on board in your twenties: Paul Jeffes helps a young couple pick a liveaboard boat for £35,000.
BATTLE OF THE COCKPITS
What should you weigh up when considering the pros and cons of aft and centre cockpits?
A QUESTION OF SEAMANSHIP
The chartplotter has given up the ghost but you?ve got a fi x on a couple of towers. Should you push on?
STEP-BY-STEP PONTOON SOLUTIONS
Fine-tuning pontoon manoeuvres
CUNLIFFE ON CRUISING
Tom Cunliffe refl ects on a stormy summer
Ian Thomson fails to take his own advice and goes overboard in mid-Atlantic
Nigel Calder on lighthouses and leading lights
What action should you take when a risk of collision exists?
Your cruising queries answered
View from the helm
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Hurricane Ivan causes cruising chaos
The latest sailing news
Your right to reply
LIBBY PURVES: THIS CRUISING LIFE
Are your electronics conspiring against you?
Great savings for subscribers
Win an alarm system worth £850
What?s coming up in December?s issue
AROUND THE COAST
News from our team of local correspondents
Owning up to your sailing sins