A skipper in a red jacket comparing paper and electronic charts while passage planning

We tend to consider paper charts the most reliable means of passage planning, but both electronic and paper options offer different useful features, as Bruce Jacobs explains

Boats anchored at Porth Conger at St Agnes, Isle of Scilly

St Agnes is a magical place, the last point of land before the Bishop Rock Lighthouse and the open Atlantic Ocean beyond. It is really two islands, the main island…

Bert terHer is solo circumnavigating around the world during the coronavirus pandemic

Yachting Monthly has been speaking to cruisers around the world to find out their experiences of lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic

A yacht cruising past a wind farm

Wind farms want to restrict where yachts can sail around them. The RYA is fighting for freedom of navigation. Stuart Carruthers told Toby Heppell precisely what you can and can’t…

What characteristics make a yacht fit for purpose? Duncan Kent explores the meaning of 'seaworthy' and how hull design and technology have changed the way we think