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How to buy Yachting Monthly Digital for your computer, phone, tablet or eReader

HOW TO BUY YACHTING MONTHLY DIGITAL FOR YOUR COMPUTER, PHONE, TABLET OR EREADER

If you want to read Yachting Monthly in a digital format here's how you do it Yachting Monthly Digital is the best way to get the full...

Smart Navigation: From paper charts to augmented reality

SMART NAVIGATION: FROM PAPER CHARTS TO AUGMENTED REALITY

Most of us navigate using MFDs, phones and tablets, or even drones. But can electronic backups be a substitute for paper navigation?...

 
 
 
12 expert skills to take you beyond Yachtmaster

12 EXPERT SKILLS TO TAKE YOU BEYOND YACHTMASTER

Rupert Holmes outlines the skills that mark out the good sailors from the 
great ones, with experience and reflective learning at the...

Beyond the buoyage: exploring tidal creeks

BEYOND THE BUOYAGE: EXPLORING TIDAL CREEKS

Will Bruton gets muddy in North Norfolk when he learns the forgotten craft of channel-marking Many creeks are used for mooring, but...

 
 
 
The best sailing films and documentaries chosen by the YM team

THE BEST SAILING FILMS AND DOCUMENTARIES CHOSEN BY THE YM TEAM

The Yachting Monthly editorial team reveal their pick of the best sailing films and documentaries to keep you entertained in the weeks...

Big boat, little boat - the May 2020 issue of Yachting Monthly is here

BIG BOAT, LITTLE BOAT - THE MAY 2020 ISSUE OF YACHTING MONTHLY IS HERE

Editor Theo Stocker welcomes you to the May 2020 issue of Yachting Monthly, on sale 26 March Pacific Seacraft 40 'Avocette' sailing...

 
 
 
‘The sickening sound of tearing wood as we were hit by the wave'

‘THE SICKENING SOUND OF TEARING WOOD AS WE WERE HIT BY THE WAVE'

A freak wave wreaks havoc on Kass Schmitt and Rupert Holmes' 36ft Zest as they attempt to sail to Lanzarote A significant portion of...

The Big Question: In-mast change?

THE BIG QUESTION: IN-MAST CHANGE?

Send your questions to yachtingmonthly ti-media.com for an expert answer and the chance to win a bottle of Chilgrove Bluewater Gin...

 
 
 
Sailing an AeroRig

SAILING AN AERORIG

Long distance cruiser Steve Brown shares his experiences of sailing with his AeroRig aboard his Bestevaer 60C schooner, Novara Novara...

Do the ColRegs need to change?

DO THE COLREGS NEED TO CHANGE?

Andy du Port explains the history of how the ColRegs were founded and suggests they might be due an update Port gives way to starboard...

 
 
 
2024 Mini Globe Race announced by Golden Globe Race organiser

2024 MINI GLOBE RACE ANNOUNCED BY GOLDEN GLOBE RACE ORGANISER

Don McIntyre, who is behind the Golden Globe Race and the Ocean Globe Race, is now planning a race series for his ClassMini 5.80 -...

Skippers' Tips: Better lightwind sailing & engine monitoring

SKIPPERS' TIPS: BETTER LIGHTWIND SAILING & ENGINE MONITORING

Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers share their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor. Do you have a...

 
 
 
Lofoten Islands: Sailing where the sun never sets

LOFOTEN ISLANDS: SAILING WHERE THE SUN NEVER SETS

​Greg Bertram cruises up the Norwegian coast from Stavanger to the Lofoten Islands to explore the land of the midnight sun Kalvåg...

Manoeuvre under sail: getting home without an engine

MANOEUVRE UNDER SAIL: GETTING HOME WITHOUT AN ENGINE

We're used to relying on our engines, but could you get home without one? James Stevens shows how it's done Before sailing into port,...

 
 
 
Curiosities at the chart makers Imray

CURIOSITIES AT THE CHART MAKERS IMRAY

Katy Stickland goes behind the scenes at Imray and discovers the treasures held by the nautical publisher The protractor engraved with...

In a crowded anchorage, would you re-anchor?

IN A CROWDED ANCHORAGE, WOULD YOU RE-ANCHOR?

The RYA's former Yachtmaster chief examiner, James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship. This month, how would you cope with...

 
 
 
Travelling slowly - the April 2020 issue of Yachting Monthly is here

TRAVELLING SLOWLY - THE APRIL 2020 ISSUE OF YACHTING MONTHLY IS HERE

Welcome to the April 2020 issue of Yachting Monthly, on sale 27 February He loves his boat so much that he gives it a rose every year....

Jonty Pearce: The travails of winter

JONTY PEARCE: THE TRAVAILS OF WINTER

Jonty Pearce checks on his Southerly 105 ketch following the recently stormy winter weather, but discovers not all of the boats have...

 
 
 
Erik Aanderaa: Viking 
of the 
high seas

ERIK AANDERAA: VIKING 
OF THE 
HIGH SEAS

Katy Stickland talks to Norwegian sailor Erik Aanderaa about why he searches out the worst weather the North Sea can throw at him and...

Skippers' Tips: Pilotage with Google and rope sleeves

SKIPPERS' TIPS: PILOTAGE WITH GOOGLE AND ROPE SLEEVES

Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers share their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor. Do you have a...

 
 
 



Tory Robert Jenrick skewered over coronavirus testing 'disgrace' in TV attack

Tory Robert Jenrick skewered over coronavirus testing 'disgrace' in TV attack

The Communities Secretary was blasted by Good Morning Britain's Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid and Sky's Kay Burley after trying to explain Britain's test capacity - which still... Read more ...

Rick and Morty season 4's final five episodes get a May release date

Rick and Morty season 4's final five episodes get a May release date

Rick and Morty season 4 finally returns on May 3, Adult Swim has confirmed in a new trailer for the show. This is when fans will be able to see the final five episodes of the... Read more ...

When is Sunderland ‘Til I Die season 2 released on Netflix?

When is Sunderland ‘Til I Die season 2 released on Netflix?

Sunderland ‘Til I Die is returning with a second season after flipping the sports docu-series genre on its head with a gritty, bleak first season captured the imagination of... Read more ...

Caroline Flack thought Love Island exit would help her 'work through' problems

Caroline Flack thought Love Island exit would help her 'work through' problems

Laura Whitmore has opened up on her late friend Caroline Flack's last conversation with her, revealing that the former Love Island host thought leaving the show would help her... Read more ...

Cesc Fabregas snubs Pep Guardiola when naming his two best coaches

Cesc Fabregas snubs Pep Guardiola when naming his two best coaches

The former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder has played under some of the best coaches in the world but did not include the Manchester City manager in his list Read more ...

Jacqueline Jossa stepping away from Instagram to spend time with husband Dan...

Jacqueline Jossa stepping away from Instagram to spend time with husband Dan Osborne and kids

Jacqueline Jossa will be temporarily quitting Instagram to reconnect with her husband Dan Osborne and their daughters during the coronavirus lockdown. Read more ...

Matthijs de Ligt salary: How much does the Man Utd transfer target earn?

Matthijs de Ligt salary: How much does the Man Utd transfer target earn?

Matthijs de Ligt has been linked with a move to Manchester United when the transfer window reopens this summer - but how much does the Juventus star earn? Read more ...

Wales boss follows Eddie Jones in taking pay cut as shutdown floors rugby union

Wales boss follows Eddie Jones in taking pay cut as shutdown floors rugby union

Wayne Pivac accepts 25 per cent drop in salary, Scotland counterpart Gregor Townsend takes 25 per cent wage deferral, USA and Australia Rugby brought to their knees by... Read more ...

Vandals tried to smash charity shop window with a hammer and stones

Vandals tried to smash charity shop window with a hammer and stones

Police are appealing for information after two men tried to damage a charity shop in Huntly. The Bargain Box Charity Shop on Gordon Street was attacked by two men, possibly... Read more ...

Boy, 13, who is UK's youngest coronavirus victim died without family by his side

Boy, 13, who is UK's youngest coronavirus victim died without family by his side

Medics had put Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab - one of the youngest people in the world to die after contracting coronavirus - on a ventilator and then into an induced coma as they... Read more ...