The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month with a fresh onshore wind and a strong ebb is the harbour bar passable?
Dag Pike considers the age-old adage that using red light preserves your night vision
Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers share their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor. Do you have a tip to share? Email us at email@example.com…
A good sailor learns from experience, or better, from the experiences of others. Theo Stocker looks back to see what seamanship and safety lessons we can take from this year’s…
The 2018 Golden Globe Race was solo sailor Uku Randmaa's second circumnavigation of the world. He shares his heavy weather tactics and experiences of ocean storms
Professional navigator Simon Fisher shares his top tips to calibrate your instruments, to make sure you get the most from your electronics onboard
Most of us have a lot of electronic kit on board. Toby Heppell asks the experts how to make the most of all this technology
Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers give their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor
James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, what should you do when the buoys you see don't match the chart?
Navigation using digital or paper charts is key to good seamanship, but understanding the seven basic types of coastline and their challenges, and keeping your eyes out of the boat…