News Digest Canvas 20 Nov 2015

Humpback whale saved by fishermen, catamaran luxury company goes bankrupt and the yacht that looks like a car: YBW weekly news and pictures in bite-size format.

Crossing the Channel

Is there any better feeling than crossing the English Channel in your own boat? Read our guide to crossing the Channel in your own boat below

Royal Britannia

Perhaps it’s because Britain once ruled the waves, perhaps it’s something to do with being at the head of an island nation, or perhaps it’s simply because they enjoy it –…

RYA trainer Shaun Priestly using the foils on Lake Garda, Italy

The majority of sailors may think that foiling a Laser is an impossible task, but a bolt-on kit offers sailors the chance to fly on water

Guernsey

Anchoring can be daunting, but once achieved can make for some of the most relaxing trips on board. Read our simple guide to anchoring for some useful tips

Liferaft from HMS Penguin

Kitting your boat out with the full safety rig isn't cheap, but for the peace of mind that you and your family are safe at sea, it’s worth every penny…

Amsterdam canal ring

Inland cruising offers a beautiful and peaceful alternative to coastal cruising

Rules and regulations

You’re ready to slip the lines, the engine’s ticking, lifejackets are on, and breakables are stowed, but are you really prepared for cruising abroad?

retro boat ad

The YBW Boats for Sale team dug through the magazine archives to find the best retro boats for sale adverts