Cruising Calvados Country Pt 2 David Jefferson explores the Normandy Harbours east of Cherbourg in the Baie de Seine

  • Cruising Calvados Country Pt 2
    David Jefferson explores the Normandy Harbours east of Cherbourg in the Baie de Seine

  • The AA of the sea
    At sea there is no hard shoulder to park on when things go wrong. Dick Durham joins the RNLI and Sea Start, the waterborne patrolmen, to find out what troubleshooting goes on. Plus top tips for solving engine problems yourself

  • Across the South China Sea
    Tom Russell was just 28 when he bought Shadowfax, a 33ft long-keeled cruiser in Hong Kong and set off to sail her home to London. In the first of a series of articles, First Mate, Justin Oliver, describes their adventures in Typhoon territory
  • Tale of Two Skippers
    Offshore racing skipper Roy Hart and our own Dick Durham set sail in a 12ft dinghy and manage to dismast it, run it aground in an Army firing range, and get rescued by the Ministry of Defence
  • Green power
    With summer hopefully on the way, Simon Jinks tells you how to convert sunrays into electrical power ? ie using solar panels to keep your batteries topped up
  • The unsinkable Etap
    Peter Nielsen visits the Belgian boatyard that builds unsinkable cruising yachts from 21ft-39ft
  • A-Z of second-hand boats
    Don?t miss our essential monthly cut-out-and-keep series. Next month ?C? for Caprice and Catalac catamarans
  • Boats on test:
    The German Hanse 311, plus Northshore?s Southerly 135, an offshore lifting-keel ?blue water creek crawler?

  • Sailing skills:
    Sailing Skills and part eight of our cut-out-and-keep Better Boat Handling series

  • PLUS: Destination with Free pull-out chart
    Tom Cunliffe sails to Kilrush, a delightful stopover strategically placed for exploring the West Coast of Ireland.