yachts moored at Corréjou, France

For home-waters sailors who are considering a holiday cruise to France, Ken Endean looks at the options for making a dash across the English Channel

Boats moored at St Peter Port in Guernsey

The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, which is the best route to Guernsey?

A yacht heading past the Needles on its way to cross the Channel

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?

If you’re unsure about the strength and heights of the tides, general navigation or the paperwork needed to venture into France, help is at hand. The Cruising Association (CA) will…