Cornish Shrimpers in Poole Week. Credit: David Harding/SailingScenes

With modern designs in the classic style becoming ever more popular, David Harding offers some tips on getting the best from a gaffer

Clipper fleet depart London in front of Tower Bridge. Credit: Clipper Ventures

The 12 international crews competing in the 10th edition of the world’s longest ocean race set sail on the 40,000 nautical mile circumnavigation off the coast of Southend yesterday.

What to do when you run aground

Whether you go to sea under power or sail, you'll almost certainly find yourself aground at some point in your on-water career. It’s one of the hazards of the sport…