an oil platform in the north sea

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - when his GPS plotter packs up, Pete has to rely on the time old strategy of aim to miss

If a crew went overboard while sailing at night, would you know what to do?

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - Geoff is sailing at night with an inexperienced crew when he hears the call 'man overboard'

A crew on a racing yacht

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - Mike and his crew are unable to use the sails and no battery power. Is it time to use the…

A Libenter

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - would you risk cutting the corner to get into harbour quicker?

Town Quay in Cowes

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - with their prop out of action, can the crew sail back to Cowes in a 10-knot westerly and pick up…