Boat navigation - a man in a black lifejacket sailing a boat with a chart in front of him

Good seamanship starts with excellent navigation skills. Yachting Monthly experts share their top tips for a smooth passage

Two women in a dinghy with a dog with a dinghy outboard

All sailors who use dinghies come across challenges such as the contortions required to get a dinghy outboard onto the transom. Rachael Sprot shares her advice and top tips

A yacht with provisions in the cockpit

Navigation and boat handling are all well and good, but overlook the practicalities of keeping your crew fed, warm, safe and healthy and you risk putting a big hole in…