Pete Goss delivers his masterclass on when to reef, and explains why it is critical to keeping control of your boat and sailing through a blow
The 10 common mistakes..and how to avoid them. We ask the experts about the skills every good skipper should have in their armoury.
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Seasoned skippers and Yachting Monthly experts give their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor
Once underway, coping without crew isn't too hard but manoeuvres can be tricky. Professional skipper Simon Phillips shares his shorthanded experience
Duncan Kent investigates many ways a yacht owner can make life that little bit simpler
Duncan Wells continues his series looking at how to get the most out of your boat. This issue: trimming the mainsail