DSC for under £300!..

  • DSC for under ‘300!
    In a major test of the very newest DSC sets, Simon Jinks finds out it was worth waiting for prices to come down. We test all the latest sets across the price spectrum.

  • Britain’s cheapest mooring!
    We reveal Britain’s most expensive marina AND the cheapest. Plus: Britain’s cheapest swinging mooring. Where are they? What do you get for your money? Buy May’s YM to find out.

  • Win!
    ‘1,300 worth of PC plotting kit from Euronav.
    Prize includes:
    ? Euronav chart-plotting software
    ? 10 Live charts – of your choice
    ? Worldwide tidal curve database
    Readers’ Logs, the winners
    A Lymington couple explores the Dutch shallows in their Contessa; two teachers brave Ardnamurchan, the most westerly point of Britain, in their Wayfarer, plus a charter holiday in the Baltic with three young children (right). Read their stories, and find out what made their logs the winners in the RYA/ Yachting Monthly competition.

  • Solent to Tangier
    Tom and Ros Cunliffe sailed Westernman from Beaulieu to Morocco last summer. Tom tells of whales in Biscay, of souks and casbahs , and much more.

  • New Series: French Island-Hopping
    On a summer cruise down to the Ile d’Oléron, Ken Endean visited 90 harbours and anchorages, making pilotage notes and chartlets for our series on the islands of the West Coast of France. From the wild outcrops of Ushant to chic Belle Isle to the glorious white beaches of Houat, the variety and beauty of these isles should not be missed.

  • FREE chart: Channel to the Med via canal
    Which is the best inland route to the Med? What are the canal depths? What about mast-stepping? All the latest information on the French canals plus Free Planning Chart
    Sun Odyssey 32
    Bavaria 36

  • On test for next month – two mid-range cruisers from two of the biggest production builders, put through their paces by YM’s test team.

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