Seasoned skippers and Yachting Monthly experts give their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor
James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, does a head injury onboard warrant issuing a Mayday
25 tips for keeping your boat prepped, your crew warm, and adventures flowing over winter
In what was to be the last race of his offshore career, Philippe Péché's inaugural Golden Globe attempt was thwarted by storms and steerage issues
James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, with increasing headwinds forecast is it best to leave now or wait for a better forecast?
Not even Alex Thompson aboard his Hugo Boss rocket ship can sail to windward at 60 miles an hour. As we all know, getting to your chosen cruising ground can…
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?
Steve Bowen finds himself in a serious tangle with a lobster pot in UK waters
No electricity needed and built for gale-force conditions; windvane self-steering makes sense for coastal cruisers as much as offshore voyagers.
Will Bruton finds out what coastal cruisers should consider before taking their small yacht on an offshore adventure