Sandy Haven in Wales

Jonty Pearce makes the most of September's good weather with a cruise to a quiet anchorage in Milford Haven, Wales

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 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