5 things in your pocket

Find out what Ellen MacArthur, Helena Lucas and Dee Caffari always have on them! YBW asked professional and amateur sailors what they kept in their sailing jacket pocket when they…

A catamaran at anchor...boat names

According to sailing legend, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, naming a boat "is very personal" and reflects the owner's aims and personality. Find out if your boat name makes the BoatUS top…

Sailing TV programmes - Howards' Way, Black Sails, The River, Hornblower

With the start of Mutiny on Channel 4, YBW brings you the pick of sailing and boating TV programmes over the last 50 years. How many do you remember?

man falling out of a boat

We all know what 'going overboard', 'being overwhelmed', 'binging' and 'posh' mean, but did you know that these terms all have maritime origins? We pick our favourite nautical phrases used…