Coastguard saves drowning man

The lightning response of off-duty Oban Coastguard volunteer Neil Macauley saved the life of a drowning man

History man all at sea

The man who wrote the award-winning BBC series This Sceptred Isle, and who learnt how to sail in an abandoned skiff, has written about his days aboard tramp steamers

Battling the breezes at Burnham

Burnham Week, the East Coast regatta based in the sleepy town on the edge of Essex that rounds off the end of the sailing season is once again underway.

Contents: September 2001

Features Biscay or bust! 100 sailors plus crossed the ‘gulf of gales’ as part of YM’s Rally Portugal. Dick Durham met them Travels with Temptress Mark Fishwick sets off in…