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

Cat and dolphin video

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.

Rose Noelle on beach

Sailor John Glennie shares with YBW what it’s like to survive an extraordinary journey of shipwreck, storms and starvation