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Retired GP Jonty Pearce warns that an escape to leisure yachts runs the risk of COVID-19 disease spread and strain on local hospitals

A broken window on a boat following a winter storm

Jonty Pearce checks on his Southerly 105 ketch following the recently stormy winter weather, but discovers not all of the boats have fared as well as Aurial

An RNLI inshore lifeboat tows a yacht to safety

Jonty Pearce throws his support behind the RNLI as he reflects that 2019 has not always been smooth sailing for the charity

Rounding Cape Wrath, Scotland in fog

Rounding the fearsome Cape Wrath in Scotland proves something of an anti-climax for Jonty Pearce as he cruises north of Ullapool and the Summer Isles

Making time to relax while sailing

Jonty Pearce reflects on why it is so important to make time to relax, as he enjoys a lazy passage close to home