Tapio Lehtinen in his Gaia 36. He sailed conservatively to ensure his safety in the race

A good sailor learns from experience, or better, from the experiences of others. Theo Stocker looks back to see what seamanship and safety lessons we can take from this year’s…

Crash Test Boat – Gas explosion

How safe is your gas system? Do you make regular checks? Chris Beeson and the Crash Test Boat team create a gas explosion to show you why you should never…

Life in a liferaft, during a F6 in the Bay of Biscay

Ever wondered what life in a liferaft is really like in rough weather? Yachting Monthly's Chris Beeson packed his sick bag and went to the Bay of Biscay to find…