Jon Sanders has circumnavigated the world 11 times. Elaine Bunting finds out what drives him to keep seeking out the solace of the sea

A liferaft is reassuring, but only to be used as an absolute last resort. James Stevens explores the main scenarios that could lead to abandoning ship, and what to do…

Loch Scavaig, the Cuillin mountains and Loch Coruisk

Having scattered the ashes of his friend Roger Chisholm in the waters of Loch Coruisk, Howard Steen continues sailing his circuit of Skye

how-to-service-a-winch-video

Servicing winches regularly is critical for safety, to keep things working easily and to prolong your equipment's life. Rachael Sprot of Rubicon 3 (www.rubicon3.co.uk) explains how to disassemble, clean and…

whales have been known to interact with yachts

With reports of orcas ‘attacking’ yachts off the Spanish coast, Katy Stickland investigates if whales are really a threat to sailors and what steps cruisers can take to avoid an…