Dave Pugh suggests ways to prepare your boat for winter ...
- LAYING UP & HULL CARE
20 TIPS FOR LAYING UP ASHORE
Dave Pugh suggests ways to prepare your boat for winter
- TIPS FOR STAYING AFLOAT
Staying in? Here?s what you?ll need to do
- OSMOSIS: THE QUEST FOR A CURE
Simon Jinks goes down to the yard to see how osmosis is treated ? PLUS: the diary of an osmosis victim
- ZEN & THE ART OF YACHT MAINTENANCE
Yachts have strange powers that can change the way their owners see the world, says Charlie Doane
- A CLUB ON THE OCEAN WAVE
The Ocean Cruising Club celebrates a remarkable 50 years
- DESTINATIONS: LES SABLES D?OLONNE
The epic Vendée Globe race starts in this friendly port which welcomes yachtsmen of all sorts
- BETWEEN TWO CONTINENTS
Mary Neate sails between Europe and Asia as she explores the Sea of Marmara
- ALL QUIET IN THE WESTERN APPROACHES
James Jermain reports from the YM Biscay Triangle rally
- LOOK WHAT THE CAT?S DRAGGED IN
Life becomes complicated for Carol O?Shea when she and her husband tow a monohull with their catamaran
- BLUE WATER LETTER
Niki Perryman discovers that Auckland lives up to its reputation as the ?City of Sails?
BOATS & GEAR
- NEW BOAT TEST: SABRE 386
James Jermain gives his verdict on this top-end cruiser from the USA
- BENEATH THE RADIO WAVES
Waterproof handheld VHF radios on test
- DSC RADIO COURSE
What?s involved in gaining your radio operator?s ticket?
- NO MORE ANTIFOULING?
SCRAPING THE BOTTOM
Dick Durham sees his hull coated with a new copper treatment that is guaranteed for fi ve years
- SOUTHAMPTON?S TOP THREE BOATS
BEST IN SHOW
Three YM writers track down their favourite starter, coastal and bluewater boats
- NEW BOATS & GEAR AT THE SHOW
A round-up of the newest boats and gear at Southampton
- SURVEY! SURVEY! SURVEY!
Living on board in your twenties: Paul Jeffes helps a young couple pick a liveaboard boat for £35,000.
- BATTLE OF THE COCKPITS
What should you weigh up when considering the pros and cons of aft and centre cockpits?
- A QUESTION OF SEAMANSHIP
The chartplotter has given up the ghost but you?ve got a fi x on a couple of towers. Should you push on?
- STEP-BY-STEP PONTOON SOLUTIONS
Fine-tuning pontoon manoeuvres
- CUNLIFFE ON CRUISING
Tom Cunliffe refl ects on a stormy summer
- LEARNING CURVE
Ian Thomson fails to take his own advice and goes overboard in mid-Atlantic
Nigel Calder on lighthouses and leading lights
- RADAR CLASS
What action should you take when a risk of collision exists?
- ANY QUESTIONS?
Your cruising queries answered
View from the helm
- READERS? SERVICES
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- OPENING SHOT
Hurricane Ivan causes cruising chaos
- ON WATCH
The latest sailing news
- READERS? LETTERS
Your right to reply
- LIBBY PURVES: THIS CRUISING LIFE
Are your electronics conspiring against you?
- YM SUBSCRIPTIONS
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- NEXT MONTH
What?s coming up in December?s issue
- AROUND THE COAST
News from our team of local correspondents
Owning up to your sailing sins