If you get confused over the rules and regulations of the sea, and can't tell the difference between variation and deviation, Robert Avis offers some expert advice that will help…
Browsed in the chill of early winter, this passage plan is a kind of apetiser for the following season food for thought if you've never considered Ireland a feasible…
South coast boats making for the west of Scotland first have to reach about 56o latitude, where the sheltered waters of the Clyde provide a convenient jumping-off point for the…
On a bright summer's day, it is tempting to relegate the issue of safety to the back of your mind, but you never know when a sticky situation might arise.
The Cornish fishing village of Polperro is invisible from seaward until you are in line with the narrow cleft in the cliffs.
We start with nautical terms, hull shapes, and knots and ropework elements that help cruising enthusiasts choose the right boat in the first place and use it safely.
Extracts from an eight-part series looking at every aspect of the RYA Day Skipper course from the motorboater's point of view.
The busy channels between the Kent and Essex shores can be treacherous and daunting. But don't be put off Peter Cumberlidge maps out some clear paths.
All you need to know about cruising abroad. We've put together this section to help you with your preparations.
The eerie anchorage off Maîtresse Ile, right in the heart of the notorious Plateau des Minquiers, is one of the most daunting corners of Europe to take a boat.
Anchorages in focus and new routes discovered.
A boat with very flexible accommodation and its strongest market in the Med
A boat with outstanding seakeeping and very flexible accomodation