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After Brexit, UK cruisers will experience limitations when cruising in Europe

Keeping a boat in Europe has offered easy adventure and warmer climates, but as regulations after Brexit begin to take shape, we look at what it means for cruising sailors

Gerry Hughes finishing his circumnavigation of the world

Gerry Hughes is the first deaf sailor to solo circumnavigate the world. Katy Stickland finds out what motivates him to push the boundaries

Two sailors on the deck of their yacht rounding Cape Horn

Taylor Grieger and Stephen O’Shea faced pirates, navigated the 
Furious Fifties and came to blows during a life-changing voyage from Florida around Cape Horn

Mervyn Wheatley looks ahead to his sixth OSTAR, now re-scheduled to take place in 2021, and ponders the changes in sailing through his decades-long career

Jon Sanders is nearing the end of his 11th solo circumnavigation around the world. Elaine Bunting finds out what drives him to keep seeking out the solace of the sea

YAchts can go further afield when sailing Scotland with the Scottish islands of Harris at Loch Rodel offering a quiet anchorage

Whether you’ve just got a few days to explore the West Coast, or the open North Atlantic is calling, Scotland’s sea routes offer almost endless options says Brian Black…