Navigation using digital or paper charts is key to good seamanship, but understanding the seven basic types of coastline and their challenges, and keeping your eyes out of the boat…
No matter where you are in the world, if you are cruising a coast the chances are it will fall into one of seven categories, says Rachael Sprot.
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
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 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
The Department for Transport wants to gather more evidence about emissions from all vessels operating domestically in UK waters, including yachts
Ken Endean finds that fine weather can turn violent after dark
Duncan Kent explains how to choose an AIS app you can rely on at sea
James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, does a head injury onboard warrant issuing a Mayday
25 tips for keeping your boat prepped, your crew warm, and adventures flowing over winter