Vendee Globe Kevin Escoffier rescue

When Kevin Escoffier’s boat sank in the Southern Ocean within two minutes, he was rescued by fellow Vendée Globe competitor Jean le Cam. Pete Goss examines the expert seamanship involved…

Lifejackets ready for testing

We all have lifejackets on board, but do you know what yours is actually like to use? We test 10 lifejackets to find out

Sailing skills rescue SAR helicopter

A crewmember needs a helicopter rescue at sea, an airlift to hospital. You’ve radioed a Mayday and now there’s a helicopter overhead. What next? Tom Cunliffe reports