The John Merricks Sailing Trust has funded the purchase of 235 boats and boards for young sailors over the last 25 years. Credit: RYA

The trustees of the John Merricks Sailing Trust say a lack of revenue due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the reasons behind the decision to…

At night, judging distance from a single flashing light can be difficult. There are tricks to help you judge distance at sea by eye

Being able to accurately judge distance at sea is just as vital in the digital age as it ever was, says James Stevens. We look at how to refine your…

Beryl and Miles Smeeton with their daughter, Clio and their pets board Tzu Hang. Credit: Clio Smeeton

Miles Smeeton and his wife, Beryl were cruising trailblazers. Their daughter Clio recalls a lifetime of sailing with her parents and in her own boats