From spy thrillers and historical novels to childhood classics, escape with one of these 10 sailing books. How many have you read? Let us know your recommendations!
Top 10 best boat-themed films of the 1980s
In no particular order, we've pulled together some of the best sailing and boat-themed films of the 1980s. Vote, and let us know which one is your favourite!
7 Tips for avoiding damage to your yacht
Follow these seven tips to avoid and minimise damage to your boat
10 New Year’s resolutions for boaters
At the end of each year, most of us have a list of resolutions which get promptly shelved as soon as the new year starts. These 10 New Year's resolutions are practical and achievable. Why not give them a go?
Christmas gift ideas for boaters and sailors
From sailing books, handy gadgets to beautiful objects we have plenty of Christmas gift ideas for the boaters in your life
Best sailing apps: top apps for sailors and boaters
These days there are some truly fantastic apps for sailors and boaters. From weather and tides forecast, route planners and marine traffic, to knot guides and real time language translation, we pick 10 of our favourite ones
Boating skills teaching computer programme eSail Sailing Simulator is launched
eSail Sailing Simulator teaches all sailing basics, from gybing to anchoring, and allows the user to explore the sea and take part in races
Royal Institute of Navigation and Royal Meteorological Society’s Weather and Sailing workshop takes place at the National Maritime Museum this October
The Weather and Sailing one day seminar will take place at the National Maritime Museum in London and will feature a panel of renowned experts
Southampton Boat Show 2018: Social media stars Sailing UMA, A.K.A. Dan and Kika to appear at the show
Social media stars Sailing Uma's Dan and Kika, a couple who document their travels on their boat on YouTube and Instagram, will be appearing at the show
Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2018: Schedule and rules announced
International sailing photography competition Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2018 will take place one month earlier than usual
Books on sailing: 5 must-read sailing adventure books
From the world's finest yachtsmen's most inspiring adventures, the history of sailing, the most beautiful places sail to, to grisly tales of pirates' debauchery, these five books will keep you glued to their pages
Icom sponsors ‘The One’ Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week Safety Team
Icom is sponsoring 'The One' Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week Safety Team. The event takes place August 4th - 12th 2018
Multiple sclerosis sufferer organises Oceans of Hope Challenge sailing weekend for people affected by the condition
The Oceans of Hope Challenge aims to give those living with multiple sclerosis the chance to sail and enjoy other water sports
Polish skipper Szymon Kuczynski sets world record by circumnavigating the globe in the world’s smallest yacht
Szymon Kuczynski secured a new world record for the smallest yacht to circumnavigate the globe singlehanded and unaided, when he returned to Mayflower Marina in Plymouth, today (Thursday 17th May)
What’s the boat of your dreams?
America's Cup World Series' sailors tell YBW what their dream boat is. What is yours? Maybe you would like to helm a Whitbread winner like Steinlager 2, or be at the controls of a classic Riva. Let us know your suggestions below.
Gear: New products tried and tested
Yachting Monthly put the latest gear on the market to the test. See which products have come up trumps
12 Celebrity sailors and boaters past and present
From hardcore racers like pop legend Simon Le Bon to George Clooney's love of motor yachts, here is our pick of the celebrities who adore sailing and boating.
Positive news for the marine industry as participation in boating activities sees increase in popularity since 2002
Participation in water activities was up 3.4% in 2017, with motor boating, canoeing and paddleboarding being particularly popular
Around the world in 14 years – Chris and Fiona Jones talk about their voyage
Chris and Fiona Jones' trip was only supposed to last a few months but they were bitten by the sailing bug and their adventure turned into a 14 year voyage! The couple, who are now back home in Wales, talk to YBW about their years cruising the world.
Inner city sailing hero: teen Fastnet helmsman wins 2018’s Young Sailor of the Year Award
Haringey schoolboy Montel Fagan-Jordan won the YJA Young Sailor of the Year Award. The 17-year-old was one of the outstanding sailors who took part in the Fastnet on the Greig City Academy's vintage Frers yacht Scaramouche. We found out more about the programme