a Challenger's Song book cover

A Challenger's Song examines the harsh conditions of the crew of HMS Challenger, whose voyages laid the foundations of modern oceanography. An appealing read, particularly for ocean-going sailors, say Julia…

Norfolk, The Wash and Humber book jacket

This new pilot guide to Norfolk, the Wash and Humber is indispensable and provides in depth information for anyone sailing this area, says Julia Jones

A group of people sitting on the cockpit of their boat eating food from their boat fridge

A fridge is considered essential for a cruising yacht these days, but what is the most efficient system to install? Duncan Kent investigates the options

A sailor tying a knot looking at knot books

Having knot books onboard or at home is always useful, especially if sailing with beginner crew. We pick a range of new titles for the cruising and racing sailor

How to keep your pet safe on and around the water? A dog lifejacket or buoyancy aid is an essential bit of kit for our favourite furry sidekicks. We're all…