Saved from a watery grave
The story and restoration of a Dunkirk Little Ship

DIY solar-powered cockpit light
David Moore’s innovative alternative to trailing cables

Fix foam-cored decks
Rupert Holmes tackles spongy decks – a common problem in older glassfibre boats

A design evolution
International 2.4mR keelboat you can build at home

Epoxy sheathe a hull
Essential repairs after osmosis or accidental damage


Trailable cruisers
The best new and secondhand weekenders from 21ft-26ft

A transatlantic voyage you’ve never heard of
The incredible story of a 19th century fisherman and his dory

What’s in a name?
Rude, tricky or downright silly? The semantic pitfalls of naming a boat

eBay to Rodney Bay
Our cruising couple conclude their adventures from Portugal to the ARC


Notes on a Pacific crossing
Skipper and cook tackle high seas, huge marlin and the Roaring Forties

Restless spirit
An ex-soldier’s challenging voyage from Guernsey to Shetland and back

Quieter Broads
Escape the hire boats in thesesleepy backwaters

Cruising notes
Round Wales in a Vivacity, bargain cat berths in alcaidesa Marina and Kon-Tiki discovery


Avoiding collision
Master the shipping lanes with AIS, target enhancers and seamanship

New Gear
Easy-lower mast, nav apps and SOB (sunglasses overboard) solution