Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die front cover

From the world's finest yachtsmen's most inspiring adventures, the history of sailing, the most beautiful places sail to, to grisly tales of pirates' debauchery, these five books will keep you glued to their pages this summer, as you relax on a boat

Sailing TV programmes - Howards' Way, Black Sails, The River, Hornblower

Howards' Way, The Onedin Line and The River...YBW brings you the pick of sailing and boating TV programmes over the last 50 years. How many do you remember?

IMB's global piracy report 2016

Latest figures from the International Maritime Bureau reveal piracy and armed robbery at sea has fallen to its lowest levels since 1995.

Microsoft's Paul Allen's yacht MV Tatoosh causes coral reef damage, perilous pair of yachtsmen ask for help for the ninth time in seven months, and Fairline is bought out of administration. Read this week's news in YBW's handy bite-sized format.