Westerly Fulmer

James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, what would you do in a Force 7 with no sail, no engine, no anchor and no radio?

Crew sailing a Dufour 365

Katy Stickland joined an RYA Competent Crew course to find out why instruction can make life as a sailing couple more enjoyable

Jeanneau 319 in full sail on the Solent

Jeanneau’s new 319 packs a lot in for her small size. Graham Snook 
tests her on the Solent to see if her handling matches her comfort

The mouth of King's Quay Creek on the Isle of Wight

This enchanting creek on the Isle of Wight is a must-visit for nature lovers, says Peter Bruce

An aerial view of the river Yar, Isle of Wight

Peter Bruce finds peace and tranquility 
as he meanders up Yarmouth’s pretty waterway

the creeks at Western Haven, Newtown off the Solent

Peter Bruce packs a picnic and takes a dinghy day trip to explore a secret haven just a mile or two from the Solent