Yachting Monthly tests the latest and most vital bits of boating gear

Book jacket fro Essential Boat Electronics

Essential Boat Electronics avoids too much theory and is a useful guide to have onboard, says Yachting Monthly literary reviewer, Julia Jones

Book Jacket of From the Loft Floor to the Sea

From the Loft Floor to the Sea charts the building of the Falmouth pilot cutter, Pellew from drawings to launch and is a delight, says Yachting Monthly literary reviewer, Julia…

Front Cover of Mediterranean Spain

Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer Julia Jones examines the latest edition of the pilot book Mediterranean Spain, which covers from the Strait of Gibraltar to the French border

Boat ventilation is essential if you plan to stay onboard a yacht, especially in winter when heaters are in use

Proper boat ventilation and a decent carbon monoxide alarm are essential for any yacht with accommodation, says Ben Sutcliffe-Davies

Apollo fusion amplifier image

Fusion Apollo marine amplifiers are designed exclusively for boats that already feature Fusion marine entertainment systems. But as the Garmin-owned company is a key supplier to the serial yacht production…

It is the Japanese engine specialist’s first foray into ally-hulled inflatables, and the YAM aluminium Rib boats are designed to complement its existing line of small outboard motors. Yamaha launched…

Best children's books

Struggling to find the perfect gift for your sailing mad youngster? Yachting Monthly literary reviewer Julia Jones picks the best children's books which have just been released

Surviving the Arctic Convoys: the wartime memoir of Leading Seaman Charlie Elswell John R McKay Pen & Sword Maritime £19.99

Julia Jones reviews Surviving the Arctic Convoys: the wartime memoir of Leading Seaman Charlie Elswell and shares why she chose it for Yachting Monthly's Book at Bunktime for January 2022