Anchored off Boulogne with a disabled engine, Richard Brown thought the worst was over. Then his yacht was in collision with a trawler…

Atlantic circuit

Sam and Alexandra Fortescue share the knowledge and experience they gained on a one-year Atlantic circuit from the UK to the Caribbean, and back home via New York

Petrol being poured into a boat engine

Diesel bug can clog filters, wreck engines, corrode fuel tanks, and leave you powerless at sea. Ben Sutcliffe explains how to keep your diesel clean

winter cruising

Why waste half the year laid up ashore? Rob Peake and Chris Beeson look at kit and ideas to show you how to enjoy winter cruising

Pass your Yachtmaster

Tom Cunliffe has assessed hundreds of sailors for the RYA Yachtmaster exam. He shares a few skipper's tips with us...