Use two jubilee clip on critical connections

It is easy to ignore the fittings that clamp a hose onto an engine or seacock, but jubilee clips are all that stand between you and sinking, says Dag Pike

how-to-repair-gelcoat

How to deal with gelcoat chips and achieve a perfect colour matched surface. Bruce Jacobs finds out from Mark Buckett of Solent Repairs. IN ASSOCIATION WITH GJW DIRECT

Two sailors on the deck of their yacht rounding Cape Horn

Taylor Grieger and Stephen O’Shea faced pirates, navigated the 
Furious Fifties and came to blows during a life-changing voyage from Florida around Cape Horn

A solo sailor on a boat

Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers share their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor. Do you have a tip to share? Email us at yachtingmonthlyfuturenet.com…

Knowing how to patch up a sail can get you home safely, extend your cruise and save you money. Rob Kemp at Kemp Sails talks Rachael Sport (www.rubicon3adventure.com) through sail…

Send your questions to yachtingmonthly@futurenet.com for an expert answer. This month - can you do your own rigging checks?