A yacht approaching a mara buoy

The Mara Buoy promises to revolutionise mooring, making it safer and easier. We put it to the test

The Golden Globe Race skipper Abhilash Tomy's dismasted yacht

The Indian Navy is expected to salvage Abhilash Tomy's dismasted yacht, Thuriya. The injured Golden Globe Race skipper was evacuated by the crew of a French patrol boat

The anchorage at Lobos in the Canary Islands

For those who love marine life, Kit Pascoe recommends anchoring in the gin clear waters of Fuerteventura’s Isla de Lobos

Dufour 360 out on the solent in the sunshine

A 33ft yacht sporting a large cockpit, twin helms, wet bar and grill, and down below she has nine berths – surely there must be some mistake?

A Contessa 26 leaving Scotland

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - when is the best time to leave port when faced with a strong tidal stream and overfalls?