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  • Me & My Boat: Vancouver 34 classic July 13, 2020
    Duncan Kent looks at the enduring appeal of this versatile yacht which is suitable for bluewater as well as coastal cruisingThe Vancouver 34 Classic is a proven bluewater cruiser Duncan Kent looks at the enduring appeal of this versatile yacht which is suitable for blue water as well as coastal cruising The post Me & […]
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  • ‘I was rescued at sea 13 times, but this was the worst experience by far’ July 13, 2020
    Veteran power and sailing yachtsman Dag Pike reflects on a dramatic mid-Atlantic rescue from the stricken catamaran Chaffoteaux ChallengerThe rescue ship approaches the sinking catamaran Chaffoteaux Challenger Veteran power and sailing yachtsman Dag Pike reflects on his multiple experiences of being saved offshore The post ‘I was rescued at sea 13 times, but this was […]
    Katy Stickland
  • Why motor-sailing is good seamanship July 12, 2020
    Pete Goss looks at the times it can pay to switch on the engine, making life easier and allowing for better sailingWhile the purist may want to avoid using the engine, knowing when to fire it up can make all the difference to a successful cruise Pete Goss looks at the times it can pay […]
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  • Updating your onboard software July 11, 2020
    Allowing your electronic charts and other software to become out of date is dangerous, but updating can be something of a minefield. Toby Heppell looks at the options...Updating the charts on your MFD or plotter can be a costly business but it is important to do so Allowing your electronic charts and other software to […]
    Toby Heppell
  • How to: troubleshoot your marine diesel fuel system July 10, 2020
    Promotional feature in association with GJW Direct. If your diesel engine cuts out it might not be getting the fuel it needs. Rubicon 3's Bruce Jacobs explains how to track down the culprit One of the most common causes of a marine diesel engine not starting is a fuel problem. If you have …Continue reading […]
    Theo Stocker
  • Skippers’ Tips: Compass interference & heater care July 6, 2020
    Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers share their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor. Do you have a tip to share? Email us at yachtingmonthly@futurenet.com Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers share their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor. Do you have a tip to […]
    Katy Stickland
  • 2020 Southampton Boat Show postponed, but smaller event planned July 4, 2020
    The 2020 Southampton Boat Show has been postponed to 2021, but a smaller outdoor event is being planned to take its place The 2020 Southampton Boat Show has been postponed to 2021, but a smaller outdoor event is being planned to take its place The post 2020 Southampton Boat Show postponed, but smaller event planned […]
    Theo Stocker
  • Confident catamaran handling: how to master multihulls July 3, 2020
    Gavin Le Sueur shows Yachting Monthly how to step on board a catamaran for the first time with confidenceThe Nautitech 40 Open, despite aimed at the cruising market, places an emphasis on performance and speed Gavin Le Sueur shows Yachting Monthly how to step on board a catamaran for the first time with confidence The […]
    Katy Stickland
  • Mast climbing for shorthanded crews July 1, 2020
    Professional skipper Simon Philips shares how to go aloft safely with only one other crewmember aboardWhile large crews have lots of manpower to send someone aloft, small crews can still do it safely Professional skipper Simon Philips shares how to go aloft safely with only one other crewmember aboard The post Mast climbing for shorthanded […]
    Katy Stickland
  • The true cost of cruising…and how to afford it June 29, 2020
    What’s the real price of long-term cruising? Accountants Christine Muir and Keith Hunt reveal their meticulously 
kept 12-year balance sheet, and how to afford the lifestyleThere are many ways to save money while cruising, like spending more time at anchor. Credit: Tor Johnson What’s the real price of long-term cruising? Accountants Christine Muir and Keith […]
    Katy Stickland