Many dream of an Atlantic crossing to the Caribbean for Christmas. ...
The boat ‘guests’
One of the uncharted ‘hazards’ for yachtsmen sailing to idyllic destinations is the long lost ‘friend’ who turns up for a holiday. Sheila Blackburn recalls a few ?
Two versions of a French family cruiser from Jeanneau: the sporty SunFast 37 and the de-tuned Sun Odyssey 37
Solo Atlantic circuit
Many dream of an Atlantic crossing to the Caribbean for Christmas. Clive Imber, a widower of 65, set off singlehanded in Rummager, his Vancouver 34. His three-part adventure starts next month
Down Mexico way
Mexico’s Sea of Cortez, made famous by John Steinbeck, offers wilderness cruising against a backdrop of unrivalled beauty. Paul Gelder flew to La Paz to climb mountains, explore cactus forests, swim with sea lions and, of course, sail a 50ft Moorings yacht
The YM team report from Europe’s biggest on-water show: on all the new yachts and the latest equipment launched at Southampton 2000
Stowing a folding bike aboard your yacht adds a whole new dimension of freedom to explore ashore. The YM team put half-a-dozen compact bikes to the test – for rideability, foldability and stowability
Destinations – with FREE chart
Amsterdam has more listed buildings than any other place in Europe, apart from other attractions. Peter Cumberlidge visits the fleshpots and hotspots
Sailing Skills, Second-hand focus, New Gear and your favourite writers: Tom Cunliffe, Annie Hill, Des Sleightholme, Libby Purves
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