It is the Japanese engine specialist’s first foray into ally-hulled inflatables, and the YAM aluminium Rib boats are designed to complement its existing line of small outboard motors. Yamaha launched…

Best children's books

Struggling to find the perfect gift for your sailing mad youngster? Yachting Monthly literary reviewer Julia Jones picks the best children's books which have just been released

Surviving the Arctic Convoys: the wartime memoir of Leading Seaman Charlie Elswell John R McKay Pen & Sword Maritime £19.99

Julia Jones reviews Surviving the Arctic Convoys: the wartime memoir of Leading Seaman Charlie Elswell and shares why she chose it for Yachting Monthly's Book at Bunktime for January 2022

Man the ropes book jacket

Peter Willis reviews Man the Ropes, the republished autobiography of explorer, naval officer and yachtsman, Augustine Courtauld

Old Man Sailing Book JAcket

Julia Jones reviews Old Man Sailing, John Passmore's account of his 3,639 mile solo voyage to escape the COVID-19 lockdown

For most sailors finding energy saving devices that draw the minimum possible power is a crucial part of our decision making process. Of course, for those planning to cross the…