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A yacht sailing in heavy seas which led to the solo skipper abandoning the boat for a liferaft

Phil van der Mespel had always dreamed of a long offshore adventure. When unforeseeable disaster struck, careful preparation for the worst-case scenario saw him rescued within hours

Anchor

Duncan Wells passes on the benefit of years spent at anchor with his definitive guide to the do's and don't's of dropping the hook

Boats sunk at Holyhead Marina

Holyhead Sailing Club pays tribute to the 'fantastic contribution' made by members and the wider community following the damage to Holyhead Marina by Storm Emma