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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

An RNLI inshore lifeboat tows a yacht to safety

Jonty Pearce throws his support behind the RNLI as he reflects that 2019 has not always been smooth sailing for the charity

Randall Reeves during his Figure 8 voyage

Randall Reeves has become the first person to solo circumnavigate the American and Antarctic continents in one season. He talks to Yachting Monthly about the highs and lows of his…

Sandy Haven in Wales

Jonty Pearce makes the most of September's good weather with a cruise to a quiet anchorage in Milford Haven, Wales

Readers own up to their sailing sins. Each month, the best confession wins a Standard Horizon HX210E VHF radio worth £134.95. If you have an amusing confession from your time…