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

The RYA has launched a campaign to remind sailors and boat owners of the dangers of carbon monoxide on yachts, especially over the winter

A healthy fear of the sea comes with experience, but new crew remind us why we fell in love with sailing, says Libby Purves

MOB Retrieval Recovery

A study in the US has found that there are more deaths from sailing than downhill skiing and that alcohol is a critical factor in many sailing fatalities

386 counts of maritime crime in were recorded in 2015, according to maritime security company MAST. Figures for global maritime crime shown on the MAST risk map, show that 66…