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Kraken 50

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Conceived as a true blue-water voyager, the Kraken 50 incorporates a host of features that set her apart from other cruising yachts. David Harding reports

Credit: David Harding

Conceived as a true blue-water voyager, the Kraken 50 incorporates a host of features that set her apart from other cruising yachts. David Harding reports

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Skippers’ Tips: Better insulation & navigating locks

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Seasoned skippers and Yachting Monthly experts give their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor

Seasoned skippers and Yachting Monthly experts give their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor

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Storm tactics from the Golden Globe Race: Mark Slats

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Golden Globe Race skippers share their experiences of ocean storms, providing lessons for all of us about how to cope with heavy weather

Mark Slats battles the elements in the Southern Ocean from the cockpit of his Rustler 36. Credit: Mark Slats/PPL/GGR

Golden Globe Race skippers share their experiences of ocean storms, providing lessons for all of us about how to cope with heavy weather

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Faurby 460E

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Danish yard Faurby custom-build each interior to every owner’s 
requirements, Graham Snook heads to Denmark to test the first two boats of its new flagship model.

Faurby 460E
Credit: Graham Snook

Danish yard Faurby custom-build each interior to every owner’s 
requirements, Graham Snook heads to Denmark to test the first two boats of its new flagship model.

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Bavaria C50

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Epitomising the ultra-modern, high-volume production cruiser, Bavaria’s C50 offers plenty to appeal to today’s buyers. David Harding reports

Bavaria C50, Credit: David Harding
Bavaria C50, Credit: David Harding

Epitomising the ultra-modern, high-volume production cruiser, Bavaria’s C50 offers plenty to appeal to today’s buyers. David Harding reports

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8 tips for digital navigation

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As with all aspects of navigation, following ‘best practice’ is the surest way to make sure you are passage planning in a seamanlike manner, says Bruce Jacobson

A women using digital navigation on the deck of a yacht

As with all aspects of navigation, following ‘best practice’ is the surest way to make sure you are passage planning in a seamanlike manner, says Bruce Jacobson

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Running out of fuel up a narrow tidal river

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James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, what would you do if you ran out of fuel in a busy, tidal river?

It’s easy to count on your engine when entering busy harbours, but what would you do if your engine cut out at a critical moment?

James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, what would you do if you ran out of fuel in a busy, tidal river?

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How much anchor chain?

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When it comes to putting out anchor chain, most of us follow a basic ratio rule of thumb, but we should be taking wind and tide into account, argues Christopher Smith

A busy anchorage at Oznor, Greece. Anchoring here requires thought about how much anchor chain you put out
A busy anchorage clearly requires you to reduce your swinging circle by using less chain than you might otherwise use, but how do you know you won't drag?

When it comes to putting out anchor chain, most of us follow a basic ratio rule of thumb, but we should be taking wind and tide into account, argues Christopher Smith

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Beneteau Oceanis 30.1

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Does Beneteau’s new entry-level Oceanis redefine what owners should expect from smaller yachts? Graham Snook travelled 
to Les Sables d’Olonne to find out

Beneteau Oceanis 30.1
CREDIT: Graham Snook

Does Beneteau’s new entry-level Oceanis redefine what owners should expect from smaller yachts? Graham Snook travelled 
to Les Sables d’Olonne to find out

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Storm tactics from the Golden Globe Race: Are Wiig

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Golden Globe Race skippers share their experiences of ocean storms, providing lessons for all of us about how to cope with heavy weather

Golden Globe Race entrant Are Wiig
Olleanna was the smallest boat in the Golden Globe Race fleet. Credit: Christophe Favreau/PPL/GGR

Golden Globe Race skippers share their experiences of ocean storms, providing lessons for all of us about how to cope with heavy weather

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