- Panama – Gateway or gauntlet?
Tom and Vicky Jackson onthier own experience on this blue-water rite of passage in their Rustler 31 Sunstone
- Forth-Clyde – The missing link
The Millennium Link is Scotland’s new short cut, joining east and west. Adrian Morgan made the trip in his long-keeler.
- Suez – Pyramid Sailing with Shadowfax
A long beat into the gulf of Suez; a feast of culture (if not of fine food) in Egypt, and finally into the Med
- Discontent in Cotentin
A Channel crossing to St Vaast and a secret admirer awaiting Miranda Delmar-Morgan
- Radar Buyers’ Guide – Five radars under ‘1,500
Which budget radar is best? Tim Bartlett assesses five models for performance and value for money
- Free chart
Destinations – Isles of Scilly
Peter Cumberlidge pilots us around the intricate rock-scape of Scilly, plus guide to anchorages and onshore eating and drinking
- Battle of the bilge
Nigel Calder tells you how to avoid that sinking feeling and get the best from your bilge pumps
- First-time Fastnet
Cruising man Dick Durham gets his first taste of racing with a baptism of fire in the 608-mile offshore classic
- Steeling beauty
Jack Gush on his choice of blue-water cruising yacht. What are the key features for long passage-making aboard Jackella
- London Boat Show essential guide – plus free pull-out map!
New boats and latest equipment at the London Boat Show. Don’t go to Earls Court without it!
- Bavaria 44
A quality 44-footer for under ‘100,000? James Jermain test-sails the new Bavaria to find out if she really is a bargain
- Second look: Southerly 115
This popular swing-keel family cruising yacht is both a capable cruiser and a creek crawler
- A-Z of second-hand boats
Our monthly cut-out-and-keep series continues with the innovative Etap range and also looks at the Elizabethan and Endurance
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