Real life cruising stories, sailing book reviews and book extracts, opinion and features from Yachting Monthly

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Our small riverside town used to have a very old sign on the quayside displaying an obsolete harbour master’s number to ring before placing a mooring. Turning to locals for…

Wendy Tuck helming

Wendy Tuck is the first female skipper to have won a round the world yacht race. She is still amazed at the impact of her achievement, as Chris Eakin found…

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Retired GP Jonty Pearce warns that an escape to leisure yachts runs the risk of COVID-19 disease spread and strain on local hospitals