On Sale 20 April

  • Keeping your boat in France
    It’s cheaper, but will you do more cruising or less? We examine the pros and cons of decamping cross-Channel and talk to yachtsmen in the Baie de Seine and Brittany
  • The final countdown
    Nigel Calder reveals the pleasures and pitfalls of commissioning his new yacht, Nada, a Pacific Seacraft 40. She travelled 2,000 miles by lorry from California to Louisiana ready for sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Restoring a classic
    Trevor Sellers’s inspiring tale of returning the1909 Alfred Mylne classic, Aline, to her former glory
  • On test: towing generators
    How much power output? How much speed loss? We put towing generators from two manufacturers to a head-to-head test. Read our report to see which came out top
  • Ronnie goes tail over heads
    After years cruising the Hebrides in his Snapdragon 21, Ronnie Faux goes racing in Auckland and finds the killer instinct sadly lacking in his genetic make-up
  • The homecoming
    Solo yachtswoman Jill Knight (left) completes her circumnavigation aboard Cooee with only her cat for company…12 years on, her home, Australia, lies just over the horizon

  • An Easter cruise
    Joan Pye, cousin of circumnavigator Peter Pye, recalls a cross-Channel cruise to Guernsey aboard Moonraker
  • Free Fecamp chart
    Discover the charms of this Norman fishing port with May’s pull-out chart
  • Roasting in Turkey
    Mike Owen and family check out a Sunsail Beach Club holiday at Perili, in south-west Turkey
  • PLUS:
    On board the new Westerly 37; Sailpower – looking after your sails; Libby Purves; Marina Spy; The Confessional and all the YM regulars you won’t want to miss