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

A cruising yacht anchored

What’s the real price of long-term cruising? Accountants Christine Muir and Keith Hunt reveal their meticulously 
kept 12-year balance sheet, and how to afford the lifestyle

Blondie Hasler at the start of the 1964 OSTAR

Blondie Hasler's biographer Ewen Southby-Tailyour looks at the origin of the Corinthian race and its enduring legacy

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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…