A women using digital navigation on the deck of a yacht

As with all aspects of navigation, following ‘best practice’ is the surest way to make sure you are passage planning in a seamanlike manner, says Bruce Jacobs

Westerly Fulmer

James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, what would you do in a Force 7 with no sail, no engine, no anchor and no radio?

A yacht about to set off on a triangular cruise

A simple out-and-back cruise might seem the obvious option but triangular cruising offers increased flexibility should 
the weather turn. Dag Pike explains how it works

A yacht cruising as the sun sets on a English winter day

25 tips for keeping your boat prepped, your crew warm, and adventures flowing over winter

James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, with increasing headwinds forecast is it best to leave now or wait for a better forecast?