Bodywarmer with buoyancy

If you’re Christmas shopping for the sailor in your life or looking to drop a hint, Duncan Kent and Colin Jarman have some great festive ideas

Miraculous galley

It’s one thing to build a new boat, quite another to design a genuinely new feature that solves a problem on board. Graham Snook picks his favourite new ideas from…

Me & my boat

Former builder Pat Boon 
has been fascinated by boats since childhood. He welcomes Bob Aylott aboard his 26ft Westerly Griffon, sings him 
a poem and tells him about 
his love…

Whether your boat is coming ashore for winter or staying afloat, here is a useful checklist compiled by Yachting Monthly's experts to help you remember everything