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

Understanding how your hull shape responds to waves will keep you and your crew safe and comfortable. Credit: Richard Langdon

Understanding how your hull shape responds to waves will keep you and your crew safe and comfortable in a blow, says Julian Woolfram

Knowing what equipment will stand up to the rigours of life aboard a cruising yacht is key to making good choices. Tell us about the kit you love, and what…

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There’s a bewildering array of options available for pilot systems, Rupert Holmes explains how to choose a suitable autopilot system for cruising yachts

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Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer discusses What Ship, Where Bound? David Craddock, and suddenly the phrase ‘Flag Officer’ takes on a new significance.

Safety and survival specialist, ACR Electronics, has launched what they refer to as the world’s smallest and most simple satellite communication device – the ACR Bivy Stick two-way satellite messenger…

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Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer discusses Farewell Mr Puffin by Paul Heiney: "If you relish honest writing and the reinvigoration of a leap into cold water, I recommend this…