The Great Antifouling Test...

The Great Antifouling Test

During the 2000 season YM staff and readers have been putting 10 eroding antifoulings to the test, plus two long-term copper epoxy coatings. Which was the top performer? All is revealed – minus barnacles – next month!

Boats On Test

We flew to Italy to sail the stylish Franchini 37L deck saloon cruiser. In homewaters we step aboard Nigel Irens’s latest eye-catching creation: a custom-built 37ft lugsail schooner, Roanna Plus we take a Second Look at the Southerly 105

The gaffer they call home

Dominic Byers meets a couple who live aboard their 28ft Bruce Roberts Slocum Spray. After two years in the Med they have just wintered in the Hamble

Boat Show 2001

The YM team report from Earl’s Court with all the latest news, reviews and marine gear at the 2001 show

St Kilda for the day

Scottish West Coast cruising, served up with a flourish by TV producer Brian Black. On his annual cruise to St Kilda the aroma of lamb, steak and duckling wafts up from the galley

DESTINATIONS with Free pull-out chart: Peter Cumberlidge visits the marina at Dielette, one of the best kept secrets on the west shore of the Cherbourg peninsula

Adrift in Vanuatu

Jenni Griffiths and family (right) sail under the shadow of an active volcano in the South Pacific island chain of Vanuatu


l Part 4 of our cut-out-and-keep Better Boat Handling series l Yachtmaster Class with Tom Cunliffe l This Cruising Life with Libby Purves l Blue Water Letter from Hugh Marriott in the Indian Ocean