Busting the hull speed myth Modern hull forms, like this Jeanneau SO440, use chines to create volume forward while keeping a narrow entrance at the waterline

Waterline length is not the defining factor in maximum boat speed that we all think it is. Julian Wolfram busts the hull speed myth

The electric outboard motor has been around for many years, but they have either been too low powered or their lead acid batteries have made them too heavy to lift…

Most ports, harbours, marinas and yacht clubs require boat owners to be insured in case the worst happens

What does boat insurance cover and why do boat owners need it? Mike Taylor reveals what lies behind this outlay

The time limit to qualify for Returned Goods Relief is expected to be dropped by 1 January 2022.

The three year condition for Returned Goods Relief for recreational boats is to be dropped by the Government. It will only apply to vessels which have been based in the…

After Brexit, UK cruisers will experience limitations when cruising in Europe

As Europe begins to open up again for cruising, Lu Heikell looks at the implications of Brexit on UK sailors cruising to the EU, and what steps they need to…

Admiralty Easytide website

The Admiralty Easytide website is a popular tidal prediction site from the UK Hydrographic Office and it has had more than just a facelift. Following the changes announced in April…