Known as a dangerous stretch of water, Bass Strait also holds some of the most beautiful island groups in Australia.
The February issue of Cruising Helmsman details two of the best: Deal Island and the Furneaux Group. Not only do we show you the places to visit we also detail which anchorages are the safest in which wind. Plus all the walks to take for the best views.
Our number one practical article this month is a full explanation of how to provision your boat for an extensive thirty day cruise for two people. It includes spreadsheets and heaps of tips and do's and don'ts for the keen cruiser. All you need to know.
Other practical articles discuss how to get sailing with families, including where to go in the Caribbean with kids; how to set up your boat for a baby and sailing with a pet.
Plus the usual array of information, news and gossip you find in every issue of Cruising Helmsman. Get your copy now.