Alan Harper

From the Editor: July 2001

Been to Havana lately? Neither have I but Tom Isitt has, and that's the main thing, to him at least...

From the Editor: June 2001

An old journalist friend of mine once defined a well-written article as one which gets read all the way through...

Editors Letter May 2001

Last weekend I made a pig’s ear of coming into my berth at Chichester Marina...

From the Editor: March 2001

There has been much wailing, gnashing of teeth and other Old Testament histrionics following our news story last month...

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There has been much wailing, gnashing of teeth and other Old Testament histrionics following our news story last month...

From the editor February 2001

It would be misguided to suggest that any sensible motor yachtsman ever took his engines for granted...

From the Editor: November 2000

The Motor Boat & Yachting Festival seems a long time ago now, and even the Southampton Boat Show, by the time you read this, will be starting to feel like…

From the Editor: October 2000

The Shipping Forecast has become so obsessed with fives and sixes this summer it's starting to sound like Test Match Special, with England defending a slender lead and Lara at…

From the Editor: September 2000

I was talking the other day to an experienced and worldly-wise yachtsman who has just taken delivery of his new custom-built 44-footer...

From the Editor: June 2000

May already. Gordon Bennett. With Easter being so late this year I seemed to put the season on hold until all the chocolate was eaten

From the Editor: May 2000

It's a question we're often asked: which should I buy, an American or a European-built boat?

From the Editor: April 2000

You can tell times are good, because MDL’s marina berth price hikes are being greeted with total indifference by the rest of the marine industry.