Katy Stickland

Deputy Editor

A yacht sailing in heavy seas which led to the solo skipper abandoning the boat for a liferaft

Phil van der Mespel had always dreamed of a long offshore adventure. When unforeseeable disaster struck, careful preparation for the worst-case scenario saw him rescued within hours

Boats sunk at Holyhead Marina

Holyhead Sailing Club pays tribute to the 'fantastic contribution' made by members and the wider community following the damage to Holyhead Marina by Storm Emma

Marina with boats with engine

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - how to come alongside without an engine in a sheltered marina

A grey seal sitting on rocks at the Farne Islands

This Northumberland outpost offers rich history and plenty of wildlife experiences, says Alastair Buchan