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 are out on the water.

A silver cocktail shaker shaped like a lighthouse on a tray with drinks

From handcrafted Fay Page cufflinks, the iconic Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II to the rare Black Tot Last Consignment British Royal Naval Rum and Leviathan Bell's hand-etched and inked Maritime Scrimshaw Ostrich Egg, these gifts will give you plenty of ideas to make Father's Day truly special this year

The sun is breaking through the clouds and winter has finally released its grip on Britain – meaning there’s no better time to start preparing for the new boating season. We’ve rounded up some tips to get you set for the sailing season

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?

boat on the sea

From the Spirit 54, also known as Soufrière, which starred in James Bond's Casino Royale, to the much-awaited Spirit 52, we take a look at the British boat builder's most beautiful vessels

1980 boat-themed films

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!

lindau harbour at Christmas

What could be more enchanting than a doing a spot of Christmas shopping on a sailing ship on Lake Constance? If you are looking for a festive break this December, look no further than 'Bodensee' and celebrate Yule visiting the beautiful markets of Germany, Switzerland and Austria.