Under autopilot

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


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

Yachting Monthly tested six liferafts conforming to the new ISO 9650 standard, putting them through a rigorous series of tests. Read our findings in the January 2009 issue of YM.

We tested some Fujinon Techno Stabi 14x40 stabilised binoculars. See how they work in our brief video guide.

18 marine specific multitools and knives, tested in the October 2008 issue of Yachting Monthly.