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