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.

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The RYA says most people who use personal watercraft undergo some training

The new Merchant Shipping (Watercraft) Order will apply existing ship operator rules to personal watercraft and will enable watercraft users to be prosecuted for dangerous and negligent use. The order…