Theo Stocker

Django 7.70

Theo Stocker takes out the Django 7.70 and finds out if this modern twin keeler lives up to expectations

SAILING SKILLS Skippers’ tips DIY tidal plotter • Heed chart warnings • Confident crew A question of seamanship How would you safely retrieve this dinghy? Off-piste sailing Chart your own…

Twin keels allow you to explore further afield

French boat builders are leading the way with versatile new twin keel boats. Theo Stocker went to discover the appeal and how to dry out in style

GEAR & BOATS AIS vs radar What’s the difference, and in an age of modern electronics, do you need both? New boats 28 great designs and new launches from Düsseldorf…

SAILING SKILLS Lessons from the ARC Transatlantic skippers reveal what they learned, what gear and tactics worked, and what didn’t Skippers’ tips Clever waypoints • Switch to solar • Tow…

SAILING SKILLS Smart navigation With reliable electronics, are paper charts still necessary? Trailer sailing Sail wherever and whenever you want with a boat you can take by road Skippers Tips…