Tastes of paradise - YM’s 16-page charter special is packed with no fewer than 20 sailing holiday ideas for you and your family

Special Features

  • The final voyage
    Solo skipper Joe Bass relives the nightmare of losing his boat – and nearly his life – after striking a submerged object in the Caribbean

  • The Lone Ranger
    Dick Durham sails singlehanded – and singlefooted – around the creeks and estuaries of the East Coast

  • Tastes of paradise
    YM’s 16-page charter special is packed with no fewer than 20 sailing holiday ideas for you and your family
    Grecian 2000 – bareboat in the Aegean with Caroline Stevens and family
    Laura meets the Bora – Paul Gelder’s teenage daughter is surprised to discover that a flotilla holiday with mum and dad isn’t so bad after all
    Club class – James Jermain chills out in the Caribbean’s Club Colonna
    Worlds apart, 17 more inspirational destinations and holiday ideas, from Alaska to Zanzibar

  • Destinations
    Peter Cumberlidge finds a dash of Continental chic in the Devon resort of Torquay

    Sail power – split rigs
    Peter Nielsen looks at ways of dividing the sail plan to ease the strain for shorthanded crews

  • Technicolor coats
    Top tips for painting topsides

  • Win a ‘4,000 paint job!
    Your chance to have your topsides professionally repainted in Toplac by International Coatings

  • Sports personality
    The Dehler 39: a spectacular looking yacht with exhilarating performance

  • Computers at sea
    Tim Bartlett’s byte-size guide to hardware and software for your boat
  • The tail of the black rat
    Lesley Wilkes plays cat and mouse with a stowaway rodent that just wouldn’t say die…

  • Sailing skills
    Question of Seamanship
    Learning Curve
    Des Sleightholme’s Sea Sense
    Tom Cunliffe’s Yachtmaster Class
    Quick Tips
    Pilotage Quiz – win a GPS