Being the victim of boat theft is a nasty experience so we’ve got our top 10 tips on how to keep both your vessel and your belongings safe

Buying a boat in Europe

There’s a lot to consider when buying a boat in Europe. In the first of our four-part feature, we explain how to go about finding a reputable seller and what…

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…

5 ways to cut the cost of owning a boat

Owning a boat needn't give your independent financial adviser a reason to chuckle.Read up on ways in which you can keep your outlay under control

1903 America's Cup Race

Enjoy searching through classified boats for sale adverts in the hunt for their next boat purchase? Buying privately does bring a host of advantages

Entering the lock in Plouer, France

When you come to buy boat insurance you need to shop around, not just for the cheapest premiums but for the right kind of cover for your boat and your…

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the various kinds of engine installation and which is best suited to your boating needs?

Buying a used yacht at the right price is an enjoyable exercise but it's important to follow some simple rules. Miles Kendall sets out what you need to know

Is it time to trade Up? Miles Kendall looks at how to sell your boat quickly and get the best price

Thinking of biting the bullet and selling? Here are five tips to help the process go smoothly

From foldables to ribs, the range of inflatable and rigid-hulled craft that can serve as yacht tenders is bewilderingly varied. Which is the one for you?

boat safety

We outline the kit you should carry and the safety measures you should take to ensure you can cruise without concern