A yacht heading past the Needles on its way to cross the Channel

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - should the skipper continue his passage to France with inexperienced, seasick crew or divert to Poole?

Yacht mooring on a river inbetween piles

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - how to moor between two piles in tricky conditions

A Contessa 26 leaving Scotland

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?

an oil platform in the north sea

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

If a crew went overboard while sailing at night, would you know what to do?

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'