Jonty Pearce

Jonty heads for a holiday in Holland finds an attractive and sheltered cruising grounds, where, unlike the more familiar Hebrides, he doesn't need his anchor, and the gin and tonics…

British Virgin Islands

Chris Beeson has gone to The Dogs, reached the Bitter End, even needed Painkillers – and never been happier than on charter in the British Virgin Islands

Cars float in Skopelos harbour

Kay Parkes writes: Our plan was to enjoy an end of the season cruise around the Northern Sporades National Park. High winds in the Aegean were making themselves felt in…

Sailing in Spitsbergen

Wilderness travel company Aqua-Firma is now offering sailing voyages to Spitsbergen for those who want to experience the Arctice from the water

Propeller rope cutter test

At best, a rope around the propeller is inconvenient. At worst, it’s deadly. Emrhys Barrell tests seven rope cutters to find out if they cut it