Life inside a liferaft

The November 2007 issue of YM contains advice on how to cope with life in a liferaft. Before putting pen to paper, technical editor Chris Beeson took a yacht from…

Mike Golding sails Gipsy Moth IV

Round the world yachtsman Mike Golding, leaves ECOVER behind and sails Sir Frances Chichester's yacht Gipsy Moth IV in the Solent. To see what he thought, read the November 2008…

YM Practical seamanship

Simon Jinks, YM's Technical Writer and a Yachtmaster Examiner, and the YM team of experienced yachtsmen deal with everything from recovering a man-overboard and anchoring to boat and sail handling.

Drying out your boat

Yachts that can dry out open up a whole new world of cruising possibilities. Swing keels, lifting keels, centerboards and leeboards let you sail waters other boats can't reach.

Yachting Monthly Rally Portugal 2006

This cruise in company from Plymouth to the Algarve is a great way to head south, whether to the Med or onwards to the Canaries and an Atlantic crossing.