A leap into the Southern Ocean...
- A leap into the Southern Ocean
In the first of three articles, a family make a mid-summer Southern Ocean passage from Tierra del Fuego to South Georgia in their wooden gaff cutter
- Wandering the western way
A taster to Ken Endean?s new nine-part series, Westcoasting, in which he sails his Sabre 27 from the Solent to Stornoway, in the Outer Hebrides
- Charter special: 21 pages of cruising holidays
The best charter holidays from the Med and beyond ? James Jermain in unspoilt Turkey, Sarah Norbury among the Dalmatian Islands, Caroline Stevens in Greece, Dick Durham with stowaways in Mallorca and Rod Heikell in the Seychelles
- Destinations: Ouistreham
Peter Cumberlidge visits Calvados country in the Baie de Seine, with D-day battlefields and the canal to Caen
- Which budget binocular?
The YM team focuses on nine pairs of 7×50 waterproof binoculars, costing under £100. Which was the Best Buy
and which best value for money?
- Going out with the ARC
Dick Durham reports from the dockside in Las Palmas on the 17th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers ? and almost stows away for an Atlantic crossing
- 2002 index
Your comprehensive guide to YM?s in- depth coverage of cruising in foreign and home waters from 2002, plus all the gear tests and equipment reviews listings
- A Question of Seamanship
Shorten sail or shorten time at sea?
- Learning Curve ? Fire at sea
Rory McGouran?s ketch suffers an engine fire off the East Coast
- Sailing quiz
Win one of six Gerber EZ Out Rescue Knives, worth £45 each
- Yachtmaster Class
Maritime mnemonics with Tom Cunliffe
- Better Boat Handling
In this second episode on spinnakers, Simon Jinks looks at gybing techniques
A simple and sturdy stopper knot by Geoffrey Budworth
- Sea sense
Des Sleightholme?s tips for safe anchoring
- Sun Odyssey 35
A seductive price tag and intriguing interior idiosyncrasies accompany this spacious family cruiser. But is she good value? asks James Jermain
- Legend 426
A large, beamy deck-saloon design with a very spacious interior. But does it compromise performance? James Jermain investigates
- On Watch
The best sailing news pages
- Readers? letters
- YM subscriptions
- Any Questions?
The solution to smelly deck shoes
- Next month and YM books
- Libby Purves
Blind date in the boatyard
- Blue Water Letter
Niki Perryman in mid-Pacific finds that ?every day is a Sunday?
- A-Z of second-hand boats
Part one of the Moody listings
- New gear
- Around the Coast
An island of your own?
- The Confessional