Katy Stickland

Deputy 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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A broken window on a boat following a winter storm

Jonty Pearce checks on his Southerly 105 ketch following the recently stormy winter weather, but discovers not all of the boats have fared as well as Aurial

Salona 380

From a yard that’s still relatively unknown in the UK, the Salona 380 looks set to present the established performance cruisers in this size range with some serious competition, says…

A poorly marked lobster pot buoy

The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, without getting into the water could you clear a line wrapped around the propeller?

Chichester Harbour bar

The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month with a fresh onshore wind and a strong ebb is the harbour bar passable?