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

Making time to relax while sailing

Jonty Pearce reflects on why it is so important to make time to relax, as he enjoys a lazy passage close to home

Crew sailing a Dufour 365

Katy Stickland joined an RYA Competent Crew course to find out why instruction can make life as a sailing couple more enjoyable

Theo Stocker sailing

How people go sailing is changing, but the future of yachting looks easy, says Yachting Monthly editor, Theo Stocker

A view of a yacht with a new sprayhood

Jonty Pearce finds that a new sprayhood and cockpit tent on Aurial makes all the difference, giving him a warmer room with a view and the desire to undertake some…