Understanding traditional mooring skills like how to tie up alongside a wall or between piles, raft up or even dry out can give you the option of escaping the marina…
Cruising after dark doesn't need to be stressful. Toby Heppell shares his tops tips for night sailing
James Stevens looks at how best to prepare for arriving at an unfamiliar harbour after dark and what to be aware of
Gavin Le Sueur shows Yachting Monthly how to step on board a catamaran for the first time with confidence
James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, what would you do if you arrived in a harbour with a full gale blowing onshore?
On exposed coasts, wave action in small harbours can be surprisingly violent. Ken Endean examines mooring tactics
Three new Dark Sky Discovery sites have been designated at Chichester Harbour