The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, without getting into the water could you clear a line wrapped around the propeller?
The Cruising Association (CA) has just released a video highlighting the dangers of entanglement with lobster pots as part of its campaign for better marking of static fishing gear
A charter holiday is never without some issues, so a sailor must be a good mechanic and engineer as well as a competent seaman, says Jonty Pearce
To reduce drag when you’re sailing: should you lock yourt prop, or let it spin? Emrhys Barrell’s conclusive test settles this long-running debate, once and for all
At best, a rope around the propeller is inconvenient. At worst, it’s deadly. Emrhys Barrell tests seven rope cutters to find out if they cut it
Which is the best folding or feathering prop for your boat? Emrhys Barrell compares 15 propellers for speed, thrust, drag, stopping speed and propwalk