Folklore, personal memory and interviews with former lighthouse keepers and the members of the community they served makes this a highly recommended book, says Yachting Monthly's literary contributor, Julia Jones
This compendium of maritime and seaside facts covers everything from how to fish for mackerel to sea shanties, and is an ideal gift, says Yachting Monthly contributor, Julia Jones
Yachting Monthly literary contributor Julia Jones reviews the latest edition of Creative Ropecraft, which was first written with the aim of maintaining knot-tying as a living art.
Once you’ve experienced the beauty and peace of sailing in the Arctic, you’ll want to return again and again. Andrew Wilkes explains how to make the dream a reality…
It’s easy to just turn on your VHF radio and hope for the best, but knowing how to get the best out of it can make a big difference, says…
When you need help, make sure you and your crew know exactly what to say when making a Mayday or distress call, says Andy Du Port
A VHF radio check will tell you if your radio is working properly or not, but you shouldn't do every time you go out, or even with the Coastguard, says…
Block specialist Barton Marine has updated its sliding cleat range by introducing the new Barton 32mm Stainless Steel Sliding Cleat.
Dick Durham finds the new Musto Evo GTX Paclite Plus pilot jacket surprisingly light, making it ideal to wear when hauling lines and turning winches
From buying a suitable yacht to negotiating 371 locks, three tunnels and travelling 1,400 miles from Fareham, Lizzy Bolan shares the highs and lows of navigating the French canals