Alan Harper

Custom Yachting Contributor

From the Editor: January 2002

I remember once feeling quietly confident that I had covered all eventualities in my passage planning...

Port Fairline Spain, the Mallorca-based Fairline main dealer, is staging its third annual charity golf tournament this weekend

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…