Expert on board
How to master multihulls: the skills you need to handle a catamaran with confidence

Learning curve
‘We learned fast in fickle weather on the Cornish coast.’ Tricky conditions lead to new opportunities

Practical Seamanship
Keep a lookout: How to use the full range of modern electronic aids for better navigation

The big question
Do anchor angels and chums really work?

Question of seamanship
Should we risk cutting the corner?



Engineless across the Pacific: facing the challenges and rewards of solo voyaging under sail alone

Home waters
Round the Island Race: camaraderie and competition as cruisers flock to Cowes for the famous race

Long weekend
Les Sables d’Olonne: With a rich history and fantastic food, enjoy a cruise to the home of ocean racing

Golant, Fowey: Cornish hospitality and stunning countryside

Cruising log
Surviving the Seine at the start of a voyage south



First test Tofinou 10.c.
The gorgeous coastal cruiser for stylish sailing. We put her through her paces on the water

Make cruising easier: top tips to take the strain out of sailing. Try these tweaks to make your boat simpler to sail

Find me A…
Performance cruiser for £75K for two brothers to go sailing with their families, and for a spot of club racing