Jonty Pearce pins his hopes on a sailing club and cruising with friends to ease him through the cold-turkey of retirement

With the end of the season approaching, Jonty Pearce considers whether to keep his boat ready for action, or to pack it all away and enjoy the nearest warm pub

We need to keep our hull clean, be don't want to be poisoning the water around our boats with antifouling, says Jonty Pearce

There's nothing like sailing in strange terrain to bring out the weaknesses inherent in most part-time sailors. Jonty Pearce sets about exposing his

Jonty Pearce

Jonty heads for a holiday in Holland finds an attractive and sheltered cruising grounds, where, unlike the more familiar Hebrides, he doesn't need his anchor, and the gin and tonics…

I was a really useful bit of kit once. As handy as any new gizmo in the posh chandlery, as flexible and interactive as anything B&G can come up with.…

When Jonty Pearce switches sails for 115 horse power and an inflatable boat, he discovers that long passages, and the gaps between social engagements, can be reduced to minutes

The Olympics are upon us – and eager competitors are chasing each other about on the water after years of training, tactical sessions, qualifying heats and general stress. I know…