A yacht sunk on a mooring

Boat insurance costs are rising but you can still get the right cover for your kind of cruising if you do some homework, says Jake Kavanagh

A headland in the UK

A suitable anchorage can let you rest and await a fair tide: Here’s our pick of some useful passage anchorages for cruising this year

an aerial view of one of the lofoten islands in Arctic Norway

Marina Guedes sails into the Arctic Circle and discovers the timeless beauty of Norway's west coast and Lofoten Islands

A couple sailing a shearwater boat

Genevieve Leaper shares her late father John Leaper’s recollections – compiled from handwritten notes – of cruising the Channel in his Shearwater sloop during the 1960s