Our small riverside town used to have a very old sign on the quayside displaying an obsolete harbour master’s number to ring before placing a mooring. Turning to locals for…
This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Shipping Forecast. Sailor Carolyn Brown reads it out. Here she reveals why the radio studio can be an area of high pressure
Whether your boat is coming ashore for winter or staying afloat, here is a useful checklist compiled by Yachting Monthly's experts to help you remember everything
Hurricane lamp on the boom, or electric beacon at the masthead? Duncan Kent gives advice on the best place to hang your anchor light
They're perfect for capturing videos and still photos on the water – but which action camera is best for you...?
Yachting Monthly guidelines for installing marine engine soundproofing
Six important points to consider before ditching your chartplotter
Vyv Cox explains a simple error that causes chafe on swinging moorings and catches out many crews, including experts
Tom Cunliffe shares his expertise on the topic of rope problems and solutions
A great bag of readers' letters this month – including plenty of thoughts on a myriad of subjects from binoculars and flares to red diesel and lifejackets...