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 cruising yacht anchored

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A skipper in a red jacket comparing paper and electronic charts while passage planning

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Boats anchored at Porth Conger at St Agnes, Isle of Scilly

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A BTC-22 on the Solent

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Blondie Hasler at the start of the 1964 OSTAR

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