Buck's Mills, North Devon

This quaint North Devon anchorage is a peaceful haven offering protection from southwesterlies, says Dag Pike

Box mooring

Though they are often viewed with suspicion in the UK, box moorings are actually very user-friendly, argues Gordon Davies

Ashlett Creek off the Solent

The harbour of Ashlett Creek is one of the Solent’s most 
delightful hidden treasures, as Peter Bruce discovers...

Crew sailing a Dufour 365

Katy Stickland joined an RYA Competent Crew course to find out why instruction can make life as a sailing couple more enjoyable

A yacht cruising as the sun sets on a English winter day

25 tips for keeping your boat prepped, your crew warm, and adventures flowing over winter

A yacht approaching a mara buoy

The Mara Buoy promises to revolutionise mooring, making it safer and easier. We put it to the test

A multihill moored close to shore

Handling a catamaran in manoeuvres can sometimes be 
easier than with a monohull, but there are a few surprising differences. Paul Hayes showed Will Bruton how to do it

Dick Durham the mudlark

Do you feel unwelcome in your own yacht club? Maybe the rogue blazers and their beloved regulations have taken over, says Dick Durham