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Anchor under sail

Can you set and weigh anchor under sail, without turning the ignition key? Tom Cunliffe demonstrates a handy cruising skill

Tow

How to take a tow It has been said with justification that we learn more from our own mistakes than from any manual, and when it comes to towing, I’d…

Rustler 31

Rustler 31 review See the April 2016 issue of Yachting Monthly for the full test What’s she like to sail? With her sound design, substantial build quality, encapsulated long keel…

Gybe

Tom Cunliffe explains the mechanics of gybing, what can go wrong, and shows you how to perform a flawless, fearless gybe every time

Bareboat charter

Before you sell up and sail away from the UK, ask yourself: is the liveaboard life for you? Try it on a bareboat charter somewhere exotic to find out

Riding turn

The riding turn - iIt happens to all of us, and usually when there's a tack imminent. Tim Bartlett explains how to tackle a sheet jammed on a winch

Freedom 35

Freedom 35 review See the May 2016 issue of Yachting Monthly for the full test What’s she like to sail? If you’ve never sailed a Freedom, it’s a little daunting…