Chris Beeson

Portelet Bay

David Jefferson describes Portelet Bay, on the south coast of Jersey, as one of the island's most beautiful anchorages

Bavaria Cruiser 34

Bavaria Cruiser 34 review See the August 2016 issue of Yachting Monthly for the full test What’s she like to sail? She was responsive and enjoyable on the helm, though…

September 2016

See what’s inside our September 2016 issue here…   SAILING SKILLS Expert On Board: 10 skills to master before you set sail  James Stevens explains which skills are best to…

Anchorages Watermill Cove Scilly

A remote, attractive anchorage away from the crowds, for Mark Fishwick Watermill Cove is also a useful bolthole when St Mary’s Harbour gets uncomfortable


At almost 13 metres long the 42CS is no baby, but she is the newest arrival to the Contest family. We sent Graham Snook to Holland to test her mettle…


As skipper of the amateur crew of Uniquely Singapore, Jim Dobie handled MOBs and knockdowns in Force 12 winds during the Clipper Round the World Race 2009-10