Everyday electrics
Step-by-step guide to fitting a locker light PLUS a guide to using a multimeter

Cruising safety: 12 checks
How to audit safety kit, from PLBs to keelbolts

Bill Dixon boats
Profile of the early career of the prolific designer who made his name drawing Moody yachts

Hull of a job
Preparing, fairing and painting the glassfibre hull of a 50-year-old sea fisher

Fitting a new battery
Duncan Kent on what to think about before adding a battery

Sealing deck fittings
How to ensure your deck fittings don’t leak

Restoring a Rival
William Stanton takes a deep breath before committing to a 40-year-old Rival 34

How to prop up boats
Make the most of your home storage space to keep boats for free

Hebrides cruise
Sam Llewellyn sails from a boatyard in Skye to the lagoon at Ardinamir

Flotilla charter holiday
Not just for beginners: a group of sailing families go stress-free

Sailing the still waters of England’s biggest lake

Learning from experience
West Country cruise engine troubles for a new sailing couple

New Gear
High power alternator, an ultra-quiet dehumidifier and a dry bag tested

Time for a rethink on zinc?
Does it make economic sense to swap zinc anodes with aluminium?

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