Great moments in yachting history; feats of navigation; the best inventions to aid seamen – and a few of the worst! Don’t miss our celebration of 1,000 years of sailing and seafaring.
London Boat Show preview
Plan your visit to Earl’s Court with YM’s free map, complete with a guide to the new boats and latest equipment.
When Sally met Sabrina
Classic cruising in the West Country with Sally, a Vertue, and Sabrina, a Yonne.
On test: deck shoes
Is it worth buying expensive deck shoes? Or are budget-price offerings just as good? YM’s test team put the best-known brands of deck shoe through their paces over a hard season of sailing.
Free Destinations chart
January’s free chart is the Chenal du Four, the gateway to South Brittany, featuring the charming port of l’Aberildut.
Night of horrors
Jack Gush nearly lost his boat on a stormy night – read his account of every skipper’s nightmare.
Which ropes are best for which jobs on board? Are high-tech fibres worth the money? Sail Power has the answers.
Taking a dive
From absolute novice to qualified diver, James Jermain takes the plunge and explores the hidden depths of the Caribbean.
Peter Keag rounds Cape Horn the hard way, without modern equipment or navigational aids. Don’t miss his fascinating story.