Destinations: Carantan. A sheltered harbour...

  • Destinations: Carantan
    A sheltered harbour at the base of the Cherbourg peninsula, Carantan is an engaging town with the ingredients of an excellent stopover: great shelter and good shops and restaurants. Your free pilotage chart will help you get there.

  • Which rigid vang?
    A rigid kicker gives you better sail control and supports the boom, so you don?t need a topping lift. Is it worth the extra expense? The YM team pick the best buy.

  • Boat tests
    Sun Odyssey 32 ? ?We?ve had her out in a Force 8 and she looked after us,? says Jeanneau?s UK agent of the company?s spacious new family cruiser. How did she perform on our test?

  • Second hand
    Moody 376 on test.
    Hunter Horizons, Channels and Pilots, plus Hurley facts and prices.

  • Is your boat at risk from crime?
    Twenty boats a week are stolen to order in the UK. How can you protect your boat from marine crime? Dick Durham investigates.

  • 38 knots in the Channel
    A reader?s tale of ?terrific sailing? on a two-handed dash from the Channel Islands to Plymouth.

  • Alderney
    A stunning photo-guide to circumnavigating Alderney, with local information to help you plan your cruise, by David Jefferson.

  • Into the Deben
    An expert local guide navigates you through the shifting shoals into this beautiful Suffolk river.

  • Moody in Venice
    How one family and their yacht floated through Venice with the vaporettis and gondolas.

  • Newfoundland to Falmouth
    It was the boat?s ? and the skipper?s ? 13th Atlantic crossing. They left on the 13th of the month. Mike and Pat Pocock hoped they wouldn?t be jinxed on the trip to Cornwall.

  • Hi-line rescue
    The Better Boat Handling step-by-step guide to what to do in a helicopter rescue.

  • Stainless reputation
    Colin Lowe boards a 46ft ketch built entirely of rolled stainless steel plate, and Dick Durham reports on a boat made of copper.

  • Gear tests
    Spade anchor, compass binoculars, Gill oilskins, and a new anchor chum.