yachts at the start line of the Golden Globe Race

The Golden Globe Race is now underway, with 17 of the 18 entrants making the start line in Les Sables d'Olonne in France.

Jolie Brise at full sail

For decades, Jolie Brise has been sailed and maintained by pupils from Dauntsey's School. Clare McComb finds out about their most recent passage - 10,000 miles across the Atlantic and

A Libenter

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - would you risk cutting the corner to get into harbour quicker?

Pass your Yachtmaster

Tom Cunliffe: When the pips are squeaking, a cheaper mooring abroad becomes rather attractive, but is it worth the journey?