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
Action cameras – Yachting Monthly video review
They're perfect for capturing videos and still photos on the water – but which action camera is best for you...?
Video: Odeo laser flare test
How does the Odeo laser flare compare to a pyrotechnic flare?
Yachting Monthly anchor chain test
Is Chinese chain safe for anchoring your yacht?
Anchor windlass test – video and expert advice
See our video report on the windlass test published in Yachting Monthly November 2012 – and read about the types of windlass available, what their ratings mean, what loads they…
MOB retrieval and recovery
Watch Chris Beeson's test of MOB retrieval and recovery equipment
Take a look at our checklist of essential fitting-out tips
How batteries can explode – and how to avoid it
Marine electrical expert Nigel Calder explains why boat batteries emit hydrogen and how to minimise the dangers
Why does my autopilot ‘auto-off’?
The unedited letter sent by Derek Gilbert, Raymarine's customer service manager, to YM reader Bob Johnson in response to a question about his ST7000 tripping into standby without warning
Group test: Lifejackets
Chris Beeson visits the RNLI to test 12 of the latest lifejackets, from £60-£280. Read the full test in the July 2009 issue of Yachting Monthly