An expensive lie-in: Dogged by fog and headwinds in Normandy, Miranda Delmar-Morgan...
- An expensive lie-in
Dogged by fog and headwinds in Normandy, Miranda Delmar-Morgan decides to stay in her bunk and runs up a pricey repatriation bill
- Tender moments
Jack Gush reports on some ?worst-case scenarios with the dinghy?
- Travelling by tube
The YM team take 13 inflatable yacht tenders around the 2.8m mark with rigid transoms and pick the best budget and premium buys
Brothers Graham and David Howett
sail their Bénéteau First 32 from Essex to Morlaix in North Brittany
- Chagos fever
Jenni Griffiths reveals what brings cruisers back year after year to these paradise islands in the Indian Ocean
- Black Forest bâteau
YM visits the world?s biggest automated assembly line for boatbuilding, where Bavaria builds 10 yachts a day
- Cardigan cruising
In pa rt four of Ken Endean?s Westcoasting passage to Scotland, he crosses Cardigan Bay and calls in at Fishguard
- Destinations: Amble
The Northumberland town of Amble is the ?last and kindliest port in England?. Toby Hodges finds a friendly welcome on the spectacular Heritage Coast
- Bedazzled by two hulls
Tony Cotton wanted a boat that would give him a thrill without terrifying his wife.
James Jermain reports on a catamaran that can survive a Force10 but which is also a comfortable family cruiser
- The travels of Tom Tit
Mike Phillips borrows a 330 hp truck to haul his 1894 Itchen ferry, Tom Tit, to Norway?s Risør boat festival
- The keel-boltconundrum
Should you take X-rays of your ageing keel bolts or perform ?open-keel surgery?? Dick Durham finds out and saves £455
- A Question of Seamanship
How to tow to a tricky river mooring
- Learning curve
Experienced cruising couple David and Judy Lomax dragged their Britany anchor for 40 miles off the west coast of Scotland. They share the lessons learned
- Yachtmaster class
Tom Cunliffe presents a how-and-why guide to heaving-to
- Better Boat Handling
Simon Jinks on sailing your yacht without a rudder
- Sailing Quiz
Win one of five Ocean Safety lifejackets, worth up to £159
The shake hands bend
- Sea Sense
Des Sleightholme on sound signals
- Europa RO330
This sporty Spanish cruiser has a fine turn of speed, but how much accommodation is sacrificed for those lines?
- Cape Cutter 19
Hidden beneath the traditional lines of this pretty gaff cutter, Mike Kopman discovers surprising performance
- Second Look
Dufour?s best-selling Classic 36 is designed for family cruising, but how does she fare in awkward conditions?
- On Watch
The best sailing news pages
- Readers? letters
- YM Books
- YM subscriptions
- Any Questions?
- Next month
- Libby Purves
Drunk in charge?
- Blue Water Letter
- New Gear
- A-Z of second-hand boats
- Around the coast
- The Confessional