I’ve always hankered after a pair of Chathams. The family-run company has made country and marine footwear in Britain for over 30 years, and has earned a reputation as the…


With buoyancy aids, it’s handy to have a pocket for a handheld radio, snack and multitool, and if you’re on a boat, maybe a spare kill-cord or engine key. I…

The Tideway 10 leaving no wake on a cold morning in February

The trailerable Tideway 10 has the benefits of her sister vessel, the Tideway 12, but is lighter and easier to launch and recover by hand

Thomas Tangvald aboard his 22ft traditional Itchen Ferry cutter Melody in 2004

Cruising pioneer Peter Tangvald’s son, Thomas, disappeared after sailing from South America in 2014. Kathy Catton recalls her memories of him

A yacht in front of the waterfront at Falmouth; anchoring charges have now increased

Are anchoring charges fair to those sailors who do not use facilities ashore? We look at both sides of the argument