Katy Stickland

News and Features Editor

Katy Stickland

With a journalism career spanning more than 20 years, Katy Stickland has worked for local newspapers, the BBC, regional Caribbean publications and Tobago News – the island’s only newspaper. She ran a marine services company in Tobago with her husband John, living aboard their S&S 34 in Store Bay, before returning to the UK. She previously wrote for the Yachting and Boating World website. Katy is also a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer.

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Westerly Fulmer

James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, what would you do in a Force 7 with no sail, no engine, no anchor and no radio?

Jeanne Scorates

Jeanne Scorates, who is attempting to become the oldest person to sail solo around the world non-stop and unassisted, is facing further delays due to hurricanes

A yacht about to set off on a triangular cruise

A simple out-and-back cruise might seem the obvious option but triangular cruising offers increased flexibility should 
the weather turn. Dag Pike explains how it works

James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, what would you do if you arrived in a harbour with a full gale blowing onshore?

Rounding Cape Wrath, Scotland in fog

Rounding the fearsome Cape Wrath in Scotland proves something of an anti-climax for Jonty Pearce as he cruises north of Ullapool and the Summer Isles