Dick Durham

Dick Durham

Dick Durham was the news editor at Yachting Monthly until November 2014

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Hundreds of laid-up yachts were holed, crushed or simply dashed to kindling in the Great Tide which flooded both sides of the North Sea 70 years ago this year, drowning…


There are Bénéteaus and Bénéteaus. Traditional sailors will cast a weather eye to the lean and hungry-looking hulls of the First series of yachts, while the comfort-seeker will be well…

Dr Roger Chisholm dressed in red with a dark hat and sunglasses helming a boat

Facing shipwreck on a lee shore didn’t put him off sailing, but then having only one limb of four working didn’t put this MS sufferer
 off climbing. Dick Durham meets…