Boats anchored at Porth Conger at St Agnes, Isle of Scilly

St Agnes is a magical place, the last point of land before the Bishop Rock Lighthouse and the open Atlantic Ocean beyond. It is really two islands, the main island…

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?

Long Ayre Bay, Out Skerries

The history and natural beauty make this secluded Scottish 
anchorage in the Out Skerries an idyllic place to drop the hook, says Jonty Pearce

Buck's Mills, North Devon

This quaint North Devon anchorage is a peaceful haven offering protection from southwesterlies, says Dag Pike

Rhos on Sea anchorage in North Wales

Dag Pike finds shelter from brisk westerly winds in this picturesque and historic Welsh harbour on the north coast