Hanse 458 sailing in the Solent

In a year when an unprecedented number of mid-40-foot yachts have been launched, Hanse has thrown its hat into the ring with the 458, but is she up to the…

James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, with increasing headwinds forecast is it best to leave now or wait for a better forecast?

SAILING SKILLS Smart navigation With reliable electronics, are paper charts still necessary? Trailer sailing Sail wherever and whenever you want with a boat you can take by road Skippers Tips…

Not even Alex Thompson aboard his Hugo Boss rocket ship can sail to windward at 60 miles an hour. As we all know, getting to your chosen cruising ground can…

A yacht heading past the Needles on its way to cross the Channel

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - should the skipper continue his passage to France with inexperienced, seasick crew or divert to Poole?