On flotilla in the Virgins...

  • On flotilla in the Virgins
    YM editor Sarah Norbury escapes an English winter to join one of the few Caribbean flotillas in the British Virgin Islands.

  • Destination: Salcombe
    Devonshire?s delight for sailors is Peter Cumberlidge?s port of call for our 38th Destination guide, with FREE pull-out chart.

  • Swimming in a hurricane
    Cheryl Rice and husband Dave (left) were aboard their Cabo Rico yacht in Simpson Bay Lagoon, on the Caribbean island of St Maartin, when hurricane Lenny struck. The gripping story of how they had to swim for their lives will have you on the edge of your seat.

  • A funny old man…
    Sit back and enjoy an hilarious anecdotal romp through the life of Des Sleightholme, YM?s former editor. An exclusive extract from his ?nautobiography?.

  • The mud man cometh
    Laying a new mooring on the shores of the River Hamble, in Warsash, turned into a life-and-death struggle for yachtsman Roger Cooke. Read his salutory story and it might save you from a sticky end.
  • A-Z of second-hand boats
    Our essential cut-out-and-keep series continues with the ?Cs? ? as James Jermain reports on the Corribees, Countesses, Crealocks and the Cutlass 27.

  • Lifejackets on test:
    Simon Jinks and the YM team take a range of lifejackets and choose the best buys.

  • Boats on test:
    Jeanneau?s Sun Odyssey 26 PLUS the Najad 400. Our Second-hand boat test looks at the Carter 33.

  • Sailing Skills
    Part 10 of our cut-out-and-keep Better Boat Handling series looks at boat handling under sail

  • On Test:
    The Nordship 35: Peter Nielsen sails a Danish deck saloon cruiser of high quality
    The Scanyachts 290: a highly seaworthy motor-sailer and mini pilot house cruiser with the most impressive stability curve our tester has ever seen

  • Plus: Better boat handling, with Simon Jinks, Libby Purves on This Cruising Life, and Rod Heikell ?Our Man in the Med? with his Blue Water Letter.
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