Heather Prentice

Heather Prentice

Heather grew up sailing the west coast of Scotland – the Firth of Clyde, Rum, Eigg, the Hebrides, Mull and around Skye.

A journalist by trade, working for Reuters and Agence France Presse, she also worked for 10 years as a Contributing Editor for the Yacht Capital, Yacht Design group of magazines, based in Milan and happily sailing around the Mediterranean.

Returning to Scotland, Heather is delighted to be joining Yachting Monthly and teaching the family to sail in home waters.

After serving his apprenticeship with Robert Clark, Raymond Wall set up his own design business in the late 1950s, first in London and then in Fambridge. His first design was…

Arriving in Meganisi, we were greeted by shouting and waving from the jetty. What had been one or two people had grown to five as those docked gathered to watch…

Days and often years of preparation are over. The ARC 2023 saw 156 yachts cross the start line at Las Palmas, Gran Canaria in light 8-10 knot winds, hot sunshine…

A flotilla of well-wishers, including Britain’s largest working steamship, Shieldhall, waved and clapped the Ocean Globe Race fleet to the starting line opposite the Royal Yacht Squadron on the Isle…