How to keep your pet safe on and around the water? A dog lifejacket or buoyancy aid is an essential bit of kit for our favourite furry sidekicks. We're all…

Kirsten Neuschafer is in second place, 770 miles behind leader Simon Curwen. She still holds the 24-hour Golden Globe Race speed record of 183 miles. Credit: Eben Human

Golden Globe Race skippers are pushing hard to catch leader Simon Curwen, as the fleet heads further south towards Hobart

A marina in Portugal

A boat owner, who is facing a VAT bill and fine from Customs in Portugal, is warning skippers to avoid sailing there from any non-EU country

Best Cordless Power Tools for boats –  and nifty accessories Sooner or later, no matter how competent or incompetent you think you are with a power tool, you’re going to…

A raft of boats against a hammerhead pontoon

Your boat is trapped in the middle of a raft and there are no crew on board. What do you do? James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship