Rhos on Sea anchorage in North Wales

Dag Pike finds shelter from brisk westerly winds in this picturesque and historic Welsh harbour on the north coast

A busy anchorage at Oznor, Greece. Anchoring here requires thought about how much anchor chain you put out

When it comes to putting out anchor chain, most of us follow a basic ratio rule of thumb, but we should be taking wind and tide into account, argues Christopher…

Rounding Cape Wrath, Scotland in fog

Rounding the fearsome Cape Wrath in Scotland proves something of an anti-climax for Jonty Pearce as he cruises north of Ullapool and the Summer Isles

Making time to relax while sailing

Jonty Pearce reflects on why it is so important to make time to relax, as he enjoys a lazy passage close to home