Yachting Monthly's features editor Dick Durham will be talking about his escapades in deep water and shoal tomorrow

The YM/RYA cruising seminar in Birmingham on Saturday 20th March at King’s Heath Cricket Club in Birmingham will be introduced by the RYA cruising manager Stephen Johnson.

He will be followed by YM’s features editor Dick Durham who will talk about his experiences aboard his centre-board and deep keel cruising boats.

Celebrity chef James Martin will cook up some super onboard recipes; the RNLI’s Byrn Jones will talk you through lifejacket safety; the RYA’s legal manager Ed Whelan will outline some aspects of marine law and Echomax’s John Simpson will go back to basics with radar.

For more information call the RYA on Tel: 0845 345 0370.