- Victory for Essex Man
Cruising man Dick Durham joins his countymen and women aboard the 12 Metre Victory for a place in the Americaís Cup Jubilee.
- Cruising to Ireland
Adrian Morgan sails to Emerald Isle where, among other things, they discover a bar which sells charts as well as Guinness!
- The lost art of heaving-to
Simon Jinks explains the finer points of heaving-to, a skill that enables you to stop underway to ride out heavy weather or just have a cup of tea.
- Bumbling to Bembridge
A family sailing weekend with two daughters, a neurotic dog, foul tide, and peverse wind reveals hidden depths for Miranda Delmar-Morgan
- Secure for Sea
Nigel Calder puts all things under lock and key on board hanging loose they can become deadly missiles.
- Charm has a ball
Martin Thomas was at the Portsmouth Festival of the Sea in his classic Fife, Charm of Rhu. Read his participantís eye-view of the maritime spectacle
- Destinations with free pull-out chart
Morbihan is a fascinating inland sea, dotted with islands and anchorages and rich in Breton charm.
- Dark Encounter
A ëmaritime Ramboí gives Alastair Buchan a scare during a rough night near Cuba.
- Could you sail blind?
Dick Durham blindfolded himself with a galley tea-towel to discover the problems faced by the increasing number of blind people who go cruising
- Shadowfax in the Arabian Gulf
Our gallant duo continue their cruise from Hong Kong to London in part five from Yemen into the Red Sea.
- Azores Graffiti
Yachts from all over the world get to leave their calling card in paint on the harbour wall of Horta. Annie Hill leaves hers too.
- Southampton Show Review
All the latest on new gear, boats and equipment from the YM team at the 33rd Southampton Boat Show
- Grand Soleil 43
James Jermain makes a wake in the Medway with a boat from the Med.
- Invicta 26
This sea-kindly boat still cuts a dash with pretty lines, as Simon Jinks discovers
- A-Z Second-hand boats all about Dehlers well-built, innovative cruisers from Germany plus cruising Drascombes
- On watch
- Subscriptions & Next Month
- Readers’ letters
- Any questions?
- YM books
- Libby Purves-a sauna with Antarctic ice
- Blue Water Letter-Niki Perryman discovering Maine
- Blue Water Postscript
- New Gear
- Boat buyers’ guide