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Predicting changes in apparent wind will make you a safer, faster sailor, says Martin WattsKnowing what to do when the apparent wind changes could be the difference between accelerating smoothly and broaching badly. Credit: Graham Snook/Yachting Monthly
Predicting changes in apparent wind will make you a safer, faster sailor, says Martin Watts
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The August issue of Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting is out now and with the sailing season in full swing we are packed to the gunwales with great articles to inspire and assist your cruising and racing. Ionian secrets Tom Fletcher takes us on uncharted adventures through the beautiful Ionian. Cowes Week 2022 The […]
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Octogenarian adventurer Peter Baylis gets a scare in the Channel Islands when sailing to Alderney via the SwingeAlderney's idyllic Arch Beach belies the often treacherous sea conditions around the island. Credit: Getty
Octogenarian adventurer Peter Baylis gets a scare in the Channel Islands when sailing to Alderney via the Swinge
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It is known by some as “the cruiser’s race” and indeed for many cruising boats it is the only race they do all year. It is also very much a family event. Yet at the front end it is a fiercely competitive contest between cutting edge yachts crewed by top professionals. For all those who […]
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Add a touch of luxury to your visit with an exclusive VIP package Visitors to this year’s Southampton International Boat Show can now, for the first time ever, add an additional touch of luxury to their visit with the launch of our brand-new Quayside Club. With the choice of three exclusive VIP packages – White […]
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Don’t miss your chance to win a fabulous bundle of prizes worth more tha £4k collectively, including the latest kit from B&G and a subscription to your favourite sailing magazine! The Competitors’ Competition comprises prizes given by Race Partners and the Island Sailing Club. B&G ZEUS 3S SAILING DISPLAY & CHARTPLOTTER RRP £2,830 The new easy-to-use Zeus […]
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Once again we've gathered our Yachting Monthly panel of experts to provide their top tips for boaters and sailors. This month, all about boating food.Sorting food stores before a long passage is standard practice, but it is worth considering for short trips too
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The Lulworth Ranges are marked on the chart east of Weymouth in Dorset, England, an area inland where the British Army carries out firing practice. To counter the small risk this might pose, yachts are at specific times advised to keep clear of this piece of coast. We’ve received permission from the South West Defence Infrastructure […]
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The Yachting Monthly panel of experts have come together to provide you their best tops for improvements on deckMake sure you check out before leaving France to avoid overstaying in the Schengen Zone. Credit: Getty
When we at Yachting Monthly review new and used boats, one of the key things our testers are looking at …Continue reading »
Sailing downwind can be pretty slow without extra sail area. Andy Pag investigates twin headsails and other simple and safe way to achieve this
Crossing the Atlantic from Cape Verde to Barbados took us just 13 days in our 1998 Lagoon 410, Cushla Na …Continue reading »
If you are sailing to France, here is what you need to know to avoid immigration and customs headaches for a smooth entry and exit from the countryThe Cruising Association and the RYA are advising cruisers from the UK to arrive and depart from France via an official Port of Entry. Credit: Getty
If you are sailing to France, here is what you need to know to avoid immigration and customs headaches for a smooth entry and exit from the country
Sailing the English Channel requires planning and preparation, but if you haven’t done it before, it’s easier than you might think, says Andy Du Port
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Our top advice on improvements on a yacht below decks to make life at sea comfier and better for all cruisers
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The July issue of Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting is out now and we look at two big dreams that so many sailors have – sailing round Britain and bluewater sailing. Firstly, as the first of two 2022 Round Britain and Ireland races kicks off this week, we meet a man who is doing […]
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We gathered together a panel of experts to bring you their top advice on mooring a boat from security to skills and protectionYou can moor in the heart of the city when cruising Newcastle. Credit: Alamy Stock Photo
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After experiencing a storm in harbour while moored in Sicily, Trevor McIlwaine asks himself - do I really like to be beside the seaside?The normally idyllic visitors' marina in Licata, Sicily, transformed into a seething cauldron as the tempest hit. Credit: Trevor Mcllwaine
After surviving a storm in harbour while moored in Sicily, Trevor McIlwaine asks himself - do I really like to be beside the seaside?
Charter bookings for 2022 and early 2023 are booming, with many companies back to pre-pandemic figures. Helm sales director Simon Morgan said: “We’ve seen a huge spike in charter interest and bookings for this summer. The pandemic created a surge of pent-up demand which matured at the turn of the year, and the momentum has […]
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Exhibitor sign up to MDL’s Green Tech Boat Show is gaining momentum. Ready to display their eco-friendly and innovative products, an increasing number of marine businesses and brands are joining the show’s growing line-up. Designed to shine a spotlight on the marine industry’s green products and technologies with a view to making boating more sustainable, […]
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BoatLife Events have secured SBS Trailers as the title sponsor for the 2023 show after the launch show was hailed a big success. SBS Trailers are a perfect fit for the event with a huge focus of the show being on the sub 50 ft market and trailerable boats. SBS Trailers are a family run […]