Got that nagging feeling there's some maintenance you’ve forgotten to do before putting your boat to bed for the winter? Duncan Kent helps to jog your memory

These tiny LED lights are self-adhesive patches which can be attached to any lifejacket – where the bladder is separate from the case. When the LEDs lights illuminate, the whole…


A decent heater can transform winter sailing. Graham Snook finds out how the professionals go about installing a boat heater

Folding tenders

Better than an inflatable? Duncan Kent took the F-RIB folding tender to the beach to test it as a yacht tender