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
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…
Inland cruising offers a beautiful and peaceful alternative to coastal cruising
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?
A guide to the navigation aids we really need to know and what their chart symbols look like on the water
The YBW Boats for Sale team dug through the magazine archives to find the best retro boats for sale adverts
Play the free online game Shark Attack!
An alligator chomps on a boat, a squirrel goes waterskiing and a goose causes some trouble in our round up of the best water-faring animals.
Discover more about the history of the Mary Rose as we delve into Tudor life on the high seas
The National Maritime Museum Cornwall plays host to some of Britain’s most famous boating history, along with artifacts that date back to the 1800s
Sailor John Glennie shares with YBW what it’s like to survive an extraordinary journey of shipwreck, storms and starvation
Test your boat towing skills in this free online boating game