Yacht racer and boat builder Jeremy Rogers has died at the age of 85. He was best known for building the Contessa 32 and Contessa 26
25 of the best small sailing boat designs
Nic Compton looks at the 25 yachts under 40ft which have had the biggest impact on UK sailing
Mervyn Wheatley: One last adventure
OSTAR veteran Mervyn Wheatley ponders the changes in sailing through his decades-long career
The dirty truth about teak
Teak is beloved by boat owners and shipyards for decking and yacht building, but any claims that it is sustainably or even legally sourced are questionable, says Jessie Rogers
A generous community – Editor’s letter September 2020
I doubt many of us would sail today had someone not introduced us to sailing, whether in an old wooden dinghy, a Contessa 32 across the North Sea, or a…
Electric yacht: What are the options for going electric?
Electric and hybrid yachts are growing in popularity; we outline the current options for those making the switch
Contessa 32: A brand new classic
Theo Stocker visits the Jeremy Rogers yard to see the latest Contessa 32 take shape
In a crowded anchorage, would you re-anchor?
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?
Erik Aanderaa: Viking of the high seas
Katy Stickland talks to Norwegian sailor Erik Aanderaa about why he searches out the worst weather the North Sea can throw at him and his Contessa 35
Contessa 26 celebration plans gather momentum
The iconic Contessa 26 is half a century old this year and 20 boats have already signed up for the 50th Anniversary Rally in July