Boat buying up at autumn shows.
Our pick of the new yachts
Uffa Fox’s Huff of Arklow sails again
A doctor prescribes sailing
On test Broadblue Rapier 550, a fast cruising cat with inside controls
How to plan your Atlantic crossing
15 top tips to help you prepare for an ocean voyage, from which yacht to buy and gear to fit to how to choose crew and pick the best route
Pilotbook author Chris Doyle shares his favourite places to visit in the Windward Islands between Martinique and Grenada
With seven new one-design yachts, the Volvo Ocean Race puts the emphasis back on the crews in this toughest of challenges
The new Spirit 74 hides some impressive engineering behind her lovely mahogany exterior and superlative interior decor
How can one man sail a 131ft trimaran solo across the Atlantic in the Route du Rhum? Matthew Sheahan sails with Yann Guichard
New yachts Two 67-footers from Oyster and Contest
New gear See our new Tested section for experts’ views
Cruising Special report on navigation using Google Earth
Bluewater Techniques Part 2: Navigating in coral
Working progress Sailing with the Falmouth Working Boat fleet
Boat of the month Flyer, the famous Whitbread racer restored
Five tips Surfing downwind