Brilliant ideas from the Golden Globe race and top tips from Honda on maintaining 4-stroke outboards, plus build your own daysailer with Nic Compton.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency have issued a warning after three men attempted to use a fridge freezer as a makeshift boat.
A single-handed French yachtsman was rescued last weekend in the first shout of the year for St Mary's RNLI lifeboat volunteers.
Sunseeker to feature in BBC Two’s ‘Britain’s Biggest Superyachts: Chasing Perfection’ this Friday 15th April
The Cruising Association has issued an Eastern Mediterranean overview, and urges sailors not to be deterred from these waters by the ongoing migrant crisis.
As the World ARC 2015-16 fleet arrived back in Saint Lucia, they joined the special band of circumnavigators who have sailed the world on their own boats...
David Witton replaces his coving line witha 'third hand' to hold the reel of tape
Skipper Wendy Tuck and some crew sustained minor injuries when the Clipper Race yacht Da Nang Vietmam was damaged by a large wave.
To reduce the amount of water that runs down my chain pipe, I have a two-piece cover cut from a scrap piece of plastic, square-section downpipe. Each piece has two…
How to cut rounded corners with a hole saw
When I bought my new boat a couple of years ago I was very disappointed to find that her mast was bent. It took up an elongated ‘S’ shape when…
A storm jib came with my second-hand 23ft (7m) Hunter Duette, but it couldn’t be run up the forestay because of the roller reefing headsail gear. Also, as I’m getting…
Tony Nield makes his own fids from copper pipe and the cork from a bottle of port
Today marks 100 days until the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth 2016.
Even wrecks can be rescued! Damaged boats can often be bought for a song and then successfully repaired – but it’s not a job for the faint-hearted. Jake Kavanagh explains…
Shipwright Alan Campbell passes on a useful tip to help deal with a broken screw
A fisherman who survived the sinking of a fishing boat has told how the crew’s liferaft did not inflate when their boat began taking on water, off the Western Isles,…
After capsizing the sailor quickly became exhausted swimming to the beach and was pulled clear from the waves by members of the public.
Bob Goode shows how you can increase your accommodation by making a custom boom tent
Strong winds of up to 60mph will coincide with high spring tides on Sunday, leading to large waves and spray affecting some coastal areas
A flare amnesty will be held at Beaulieu Boatjumble when the largest outdoor sale of maritime items in Europe returns on Sunday 24 April.