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, and Practical Boat Owner magazine. She joined the team at Yachting Monthly in 2017. Katy is also a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer.

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Boats moored in marina berths in Fambridge, Essex

Marina berths are in short supply around the UK, especially for annual berth holders, due to a rise in boat ownership and cruisers choosing to sail at home rather than…

Simon Curwen has plenty of racing experience, having come second overall in the 2001 Mini Transat. Credit: © Ville des Sables d'Olonne - Christophe Huchet

Mini Transat veteran and shorthanded racer Simon Curwen shares how he is getting ready for his first round the world challenge - the Golden Globe Race 2022