A yacht surveyor checking the hull during a yacht survey

Having a yacht survey can be stressful without the right preparation. Ben Sutcliffe-Davies explains how to get the best advice for your money

MOB

The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, how would you deal with an MOB?

An RNLI inshore lifeboat tows a yacht to safety

Jonty Pearce throws his support behind the RNLI as he reflects that 2019 has not always been smooth sailing for the charity

The Cruising Association has launched a campaign to make lobster pots safer for small vessels and is asking sailors to sign the petition

skipper's tips

We all takes risks sailing downwind without a preventer, but if it goes wrong, what will the coroner say? asks Tom Cunliffe