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

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…

A Dufour sailing in the Solent

Sailing in the UK is changing. Will Bruton takes an in depth look at what’s happening, seeking opinion from experts across the industry

The RCD was introduced to regulate boat design

Jonty Pearce reflects on Mel Bartlett's article on the Recreational Craft Directive in the November 2018 edition of Yachting Monthly which leads him to muse on boat design