Boats in an anchorage

The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, how would you cope with another boat anchoring too close?

A yacht anchored

James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, would you know what to do if you had to leave an anchorage quickly to retrieve your dinghy?

Anchor

Duncan Wells passes on the benefit of years spent at anchor with his definitive guide to the do's and don't's of dropping the hook