Crossing the Channel by boat: Everything you need to know

While local weekend jaunts are enjoyable, there’s something about an open-sea passage abroad that feels like proper cruising. Yet there’s a crucial difference between coast-hopping and being out of sight of land even for a few hours, especially for inexperienced navigators. The main anxiety is being caught offshore by worsening…

MBM fleet in Guernsey

The 25 boats of the Motor Boats Monthly cruise in company took the morning tide from St Helier to St Peter Port yesterday.