What would you do if you were sailing towards a cumulonimbus cloud? James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship
What is the best way to retrieve a spinnaker sail? James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship
There’s more than one way to rig, hoist, set and drop your spinnaker. Choosing the right setup and skills is key to success with the kite, explains James Stevens
Would you know what blue and yellow flashing lights meant while night sailing? James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship
You are on a collision course and the ship should give way. What do you do?
A liferaft is reassuring, but only to be used as an absolute last resort. James Stevens explores the main scenarios that could lead to abandoning ship, and what to do…
With a 1.5 knot tide flowing and 12 knot winds blowing straight off the pontoon, would you be confident to moor in a tight spot?
Do you panic when trying to berth in a busy marina? How would you cope with strong cross wind? James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship
James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. In this article, with a ripped mainsail would you continue sailing from Ireland to Falmouth?
James Stevens looks at the seamanship and etiquette needed to raft up and identifies the benefits and pitfalls of coming alongside