Veteran polar sailor and mountaineer Bob Shepton reflects on losing his rig while sailing with a crew of school leavers in the Drake Passage
James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - when is the best time to leave port when faced with a strong tidal stream and overfalls?
James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - when his GPS plotter packs up, Pete has to rely on the time old strategy of aim to miss
James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - Geoff is sailing at night with an inexperienced crew when he hears the call 'man overboard'
Duncan Kent investigates many ways a yacht owner can make life that little bit simpler
Adam Dunlop and his wife Maria learned a few hard lessons when their engine started to struggle mid-Channel in worse conditions than forecast
Duncan Kent continues his series looking at how to get the most out of your boat. This issue: trimming the mainsail
Handling a catamaran in manoeuvres can sometimes be easier than with a monohull, but there are a few surprising differences. Paul Hayes showed Will Bruton how to do it
Are you getting the most out of your boat? Duncan Wells shows you how a little knowledge can go a long way when you’re heading to windward
Ingmar Hupp encounters fog, a fouled anchor and a 44-knot wakeup call, all while attempting to adapt to rapidly changing conditions