Reader Allan Taylor finds his Caribbean charter rudely interrupted by Hurricane Lenny. Further south, 50 miles off the coast of Venezuela, solo sailor Alastair Buchan faces Lenny alone...

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  • Trouble in paradise
    Reader Allan Taylor finds his Caribbean charter rudely interrupted by Hurricane Lenny. Further south, 50 miles off the coast of Venezuela, solo sailor Alastair Buchan faces Lenny alone…

  • North by North-West
    James Jermain signs up for a delivery trip of the Ocean Youth Trust’s new Oyster 70 from Ipswich to Scotland

  • Multihull special
    Cat Man: Peter Nielsen meets Tony Smith, an expatriate Brit who now builds the USA’s top-selling multihull. Multi Choice: fat cats, slim cats, spindly tris… Peter Nielsen discovers how they sell multihulls Stateside

  • I’ll take the Low Road
    Rod Heikell sails his new yacht, Seven Tenths, home across the Atlantic via a more direct route from the Caribbean to the Azores

  • Guernsey full circle
    David Jefferson circumnavigates Guernsey anti-clockwise with the experts

  • Destinations: Camaret
    Peter Cumberlidge calls in at this beguiling Brittany stopover nestled in the crook of a rocky headland. Plus, free pull-out chart

  • Light fantastic
    In the black of night, Duncan Kent puts eight night vision scopes to the test

    Court in the act
    Our nine-page London Boat Show special starts with Peter Nielsen’s pick of 20 showstopping ideas above and below decks. Then there’s five pages of new gear that caught the eye of YM’s experts

  • Spanish highs
    Acton man Miles Kendall and pals try out a revolutionary charter yacht on a late-season break in Mallorca

  • Win an ‘8,000 holiday
    With our easy-to-enter competition

  • Sail power
    In part 15 of our series, Peter Nielsen looks at free- standing rigs, like the AeroRig, junk sails and catboats

  • Sailing skills

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

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