A women using digital navigation on the deck of a yacht

As with all aspects of navigation, following ‘best practice’ is the surest way to make sure you are passage planning in a seamanlike manner, says Bruce Jacobs

A busy anchorage at Oznor, Greece. Anchoring here requires thought about how much anchor chain you put out

When it comes to putting out anchor chain, most of us follow a basic ratio rule of thumb, but we should be taking wind and tide into account, argues Christopher…

Jeanne Scorates

Jeanne Socrates, who is attempting to become the oldest person to sail solo around the world non-stop and unassisted, is hoping she will break the record by the end of…

Southampton Boat Show pontoons

As well as new boats look out for new features at this year's Southampton International Boat Show, which runs from 13-22 September 2019