A yacht about to set off on a triangular cruise

A simple out-and-back cruise might seem the obvious option but triangular cruising offers increased flexibility should 
the weather turn. Dag Pike explains how it works

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

Millport in Scotland

Dag Pike finds a quiet bay on the Scottish island of Great Cumbrae in which to drop the pick

Poole Harbour Boat Show

Billed as the biggest free to attend boat show on the south coast, the Poole Harbour Boat Show will be opened by 2020 Vendée Globe skipper Pip Hare

Stoke Gabriel in Devon

This quintessential English village on the River Dart in Devon offers an anchorage with excellent shelter, says Ken Endean