Sail all winter
25 tips for keeping your boat prepped, your crew warm and the adventures flowing this winter

Electric revolution
Hybrid boats are here to stay. We look at why electric engines are now a realistic option

5 Clouds that spell danger
Could you spot worrying clouds and understand what they signify?

Big Question
How do I weather a storm ashore?

A question of seamanship
To continue on a cross-Channel trip or not?

Learning Curve
Philippe Peche: ‘My boat wiped out and my race was over



Storm Survival
Incredible stories from the Golden Globe skippers who have survived epic Southern Ocean storms

This lock on Scotland’s west coast is a jumping off point to explore the Small Islands and their anchorages

Couple afloat
Why the Competent Crew course can prevent mutiny and keep you on course for cruising harmony

Escape the bright lights for a peaceful spot near Mallorca’s Puerto Portals

Cruising Logs
A Channel rally with the YM Triangle Race, and sailing with the RAF



Tested: Hanse 458
‘Effortless sailing in style’, Hanse delivers again with this boat’s easy and enjoyable performance

Gear of the year
We pick the 28 best products launched and tested this year, just in time for your Christmas shopping

Find me a… Cruising catamaran
We pick four cats cut out for comfy family cruising in the UK

Tested: eSail simulator
We set sail on the programme that is fun and helps you brush up your skills