Cruising after dark doesn't need to be stressful. Toby Heppell shares his tops tips for night sailing
The 10 common mistakes..and how to avoid them. We ask the experts about the skills every good skipper should have in their armoury.
Not many of us would happily set sail in fog but sometimes it is unavoidable, and knowing how to avoid collisions is crucial, says Andy du Port
The Yachting Monthly editorial team reveal their pick of the best sailing films and documentaries to keep you entertained in the weeks to come. Feel free to share your favourites…
The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month with a fresh onshore wind and a strong ebb is the harbour bar passable?
A good sailor learns from experience, or better, from the experiences of others. Theo Stocker looks back to see what seamanship and safety lessons we can take from this year’s…
Planning to spend the night away from crowded waters can be truly rewarding but preparation is essential before you go wild cruising, says Dag Pike
When it comes to putting out anchor chain, most of us follow a basic ratio rule of thumb, but we should be taking wind and tide into account, argues Christopher…
Ken Endean finds that fine weather can turn violent after dark
James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, is radar enough for a foggy Channel crossing?