People learning to use a liferaft in a swimming pool ahead of the 2018 ARC

It is easy to buy the cheapest liferaft and then forget about it, but do you know how to use it and what's actually inside? Theo Stoker met Survitec's Matthew…

A yacht sailing into fog

Not many of us would happily set sail in fog but sometimes it is unavoidable, and knowing how to avoid collisions is crucial, says Andy du Port

A yacht in boisterous conditions

AIS and chartplotters have come a long way in the last decade, but are they enough to replace radar? Jonty Pearce examines the latest technology

Wendy Tuck helming

Wendy Tuck is the first female skipper to have won a round the world yacht race. She is still amazed at the impact of her achievement, as Chris Eakin found…

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Retired GP Jonty Pearce warns that an escape to leisure yachts runs the risk of COVID-19 disease spread and strain on local hospitals