Rimas Meleshyus was towed into harbor 137 days after leaving Hilo. His tiller and mainsail broke and he drifted without food and water until rescued by the US Coast Guard.

The use of AIS is no more important than when crossing the dreaded Singapore Strait, says Bruce Nicholson.

Sometimes the toughest journeys are the most memorable, novice Jeannette Hay found this to be true crossing the Pacific

Essentials are essential but when you live your life onboard comforts are necessary as well

Third party insuirance is compulsory and the Harbour Department have enforced a no anchor policy in Kuah Harbour or behind the artificial islands outside Telaga Harbour

This French hideaway neighbour is being rediscovered so Anthony Little provides a full briefing.

Mystery surrounds the personal tragedy that has befallen Jonny Smythe, who had moored the boat off an island near the upmarket marina of Puerto Portals a short drive from Magaluf in southwest Majorca.

Apparently the old rules have gone but, as Rosemary Jilderts researched, does anyone know and how does anyone find out?

One wouldn't want to be on the turps navigating southwards - or northwards.

Doctor Luke Rea's surgical skills come to the fore to re-animate Frankenstein.

Of cruising, Christmas parties and racing subterfuge, Seahag experiences it all

Cherie Wood’s sister, who now lives in Australia, said had the couple stayed aboard the yacht – their original plan – they would be dead.

Prospective entrants will not need a PHRF handicap but will need Category 3 safety certification from Yachting New Zealand.

Used extensively by racing yachts, naval architect Kim Klaka explores where a cruiser might find them useful

Find out Kathy MacFarlane's top ten conversions tips from racing yacht to cruiser.