The London International Boatshow moves to its new Docklands home...

  • Essential guide to ExCel
    The London International Boatshow moves to its new Docklands home in January. We bring you previews of the latest gear plus a special Destinations guide with information on getting there plus the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay.
  • Anchoring know-how
    The first of a series of features on anchoring techniques goes back to basics and looks at which anchors do what and why. Are you better off with a CQR or a Bruce?
  • Dehler 34
    James Jermain test sails this high performance cruiser that can compete successfully around the cans.
  • Colour chart plotters
    A comprehensive review of medium-sized colour chart plotters ? is now the time to go digital? James Jermain reports.
  • First family boat
    The Woolnough family of five are looking for their very first cruising boat. The challenge for YM?s surveyor Paul Jeffes is to help them find a cruiser within budget that can accomodate them all!
  • Diesel engine troubleshooting
    Toby Hodges attends a one-day RYA diesel course and returns a wiser man ? with some hard won top tips for troubleshooting.
  • Damp busters
    Simon Jinks tells you how to banish moisture and keep your boat dry over the winter. Do you need an electric dehumidifier or can other techniques be effective?