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

Áy Yeoryios, Greece

Vyv Cox discovers this tiny harbour on the Methana peninsula and enjoys Greek hospitality and charm in abundance

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?

Millport in Scotland

Dag Pike finds a quiet bay on the Scottish island of Great Cumbrae in which to drop the pick

Stoke Gabriel in Devon

This quintessential English village on the River Dart in Devon offers an anchorage with excellent shelter, says Ken Endean

Anse Noire anchorage with yachts and catamarans anchored

Holly Turner escapes Martinique’s busy bays and finds 
a secluded tropical paradise in the French Caribbean

Yachts moored outside Puerto Portals

Dag Pike finds a quiet anchorage outside 
the glitz and glamour of Puerto Portals