CATEGORIES

Why It's Time To Pay Attention To Your Boat's Hoses

Your boat is full of hoses for many different purposes, many of them critical to essential onboard functions, and even keeping your boat afloat. Make sure they are fit for purpose, says Dag Pike

6 mins read
Yachting Monthly
September 2021

How Do You Offset Making Too Much Leeway?

A question of seamanship

2 mins read
Yachting Monthly
October 2021

10 Best Cruising Destinations For Bird Watching

10 Best Cruising Destinations For Bird Watching

10+ mins read
Yachting Monthly
October 2021

Louisiades revisited

John Marley returns to the Louisiades, Papua New Guinea, for a second aid project – with 300 pairs of glasses and copies of YM

4 mins read
Yachting Monthly
October 2021

‘I decided to just go alone'

Chris Ayres realised a childhood dream when he sailed from Britain to New Zealand, via Panama, in a 28ft yacht – bravely setting sail solo when crew let him down at the 11th hour

8 mins read
Yachting Monthly
October 2021

MAXI 1100

As an understated fast cruiser with racing potential and a nicely appointed interior, the Maxi 1100 has much to recommend her. David Harding reports

10+ mins read
Yachting Monthly
October 2021

BEAUPORT, JERSEY

Jane Cumberlidge escapes to Jersey’s south-west coast to anchor off one of the Channel Islands’ prettiest beaches

2 mins read
Yachting Monthly
October 2021

THE CONFESSIONAL

OWN UP TO YOUR SAILING SINS

3 mins read
Yachting Monthly
October 2021

Sailors aged 14 and 82 finish circumnavigations around Britain

Katie said the only challenging bit of her circumnavigation was going through the Menai Strait.

2 mins read
Yachting Monthly
October 2021

ADVENTURE THE LONG WAY

Katy Stickland meets the skippers turning their backs on modern technology to take part in the slowest yacht race around the world - the Golden Globe Race

9 mins read
Yachting Monthly
October 2021

ADVENTURE A SPANISH AFFAIR

Erin Carey and her family sail from the Azores to Ibiza as they ease their way back into full-time cruising

8 mins read
Yachting Monthly
October 2021

Teach Your Autopilot To Be Your Best Crewmember

Rupert Holmes looks at how to set up your pilot so it will steer better than you can

10+ mins read
Yachting Monthly
September 2021

Technical Check For Water In Your Petrol

Petrol in tanks, whether for your yacht or tender, can go off. Ken Endean suggests an annual precaution

2 mins read
Yachting Monthly
September 2021

FIESTA AFLOAT

Joshua Shankle and Rachel Moore find both bustle and peace as they cruise the west coast of Mexico

7 mins read
Yachting Monthly
September 2021

ADVENTURE FOUR CONTINENTS AND A WEDDING

Dr Roger Geary shares the highs and lows of his nine year semi-circumnavigation from south Wales, UK, to New South Wales, Australia

9 mins read
Yachting Monthly
September 2021

THE RELUCTANT HEROINE

YACHTSWOMAN ELANA CONNOR sailed 3,000 miles around New Zealand in a figure-of-eight for foster youth

5 mins read
Yachting Monthly
September 2021

ARCONA 370

If you’re in search of a capable and competitive 37-footer for offshore sailing, you might like to have a good look at the Arcona 370, says David Harding

10+ mins read
Yachting Monthly
September 2021

SCILLY IN EASTERLY WINDS

East winds give Ken Endean a chance to explore unfrequented parts of one of Britain’s prettiest archipelagos

9 mins read
Yachting Monthly
September 2021

Judging distances at sea

Being able to accurately judge distance at sea is just as vital in the digital age as it ever was, says James Stevens

8 mins read
Yachting Monthly
September 2021

‘FIVE ON BOARD, ALL BRITISH CITIZENS'

Graham Sykes has an eventful training weekend with a last-minute vessel change, Border Force scrutiny and an overheating engine

7 mins read
Yachting Monthly
September 2021

Technical Keeping Cool In The Sun

The perils of too much sun are well know, so decent shade on board is essential, says Miranda Delmar-Morgan

7 mins read
Yachting Monthly
July 2021

Adventure The Breton Way

With the 2020 OSTAR cancelled due to COVID-19, Mervyn and Penny Wheatley opt to sail to the Brittany coast for a French summer afloat

6 mins read
Yachting Monthly
July 2021

How To Protect Your Boat & Lines

Stopping your boat snatching at its mooring lines in harbour is essential to protect your boat, says Miranda Delmar-Morgan

4 mins read
Yachting Monthly
July 2021

10 Best Cruising Destinations For History

The rich and colourful history of the British Isles means that almost every part of these islands has a unique story waiting to be discovered. Our experts have chosen harbours and anchorages which take you into the heart of some of these historic landmarks.

10+ mins read
Yachting Monthly
July 2021

Bluewater plans

Kelly Rashleigh has turned to sailing in pursuit of a better life with her family. Follow their journey on YouTube channel ‘Five go Sailing’.

4 mins read
Yachting Monthly
July 2021

‘I was blown in a huge circle around the Ionian'

Alexander Shaw was sailing his 29ft Westerly GK-29 yacht 150 miles from land when he encountered the record-breaking Storm Janus

9 mins read
Yachting Monthly
July 2021

TECHNICAL COMPOSITE RIGGING

It’s no longer a simple choice between steel wire or rod for standing rigging. Even middle-of-the-road cruising boats can and do benefit from upgrading to synthetic cables

7 mins read
Yachting Monthly
July 2021

SAND ACRE BAY, SALTASH

Ken Endean finds a quiet place to drop the hook in the usually busy waters of the Tamar Estuary on the border between Devon and Cornwall

2 mins read
Yachting Monthly
July 2021

AROUND THE LAND OF THE LONG WHITE CLOUD

Mike Delamore faced heavy weather, equipment failure and a knockdown during his 34-day circumnavigation of New Zealand, writes Alex Stone

7 mins read
Yachting Monthly
July 2021

A FAMILY AFFAIR

Quadriplegic cerebral palsy has never held Natasha Lambert back and with the help of her family, she has now conquered the Atlantic

8 mins read
Yachting Monthly
July 2021

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