These photos show the devastation of an engine room blaze

How much faster can man sail round the world on the wind?

The rescue of a fisherman adrift for 20 days illustrates the careful watch that only…

An interesting race course for a day boat designed to fit in a 40ft container

Francis Joyon's outstanding new solo record has reignited a few sailors' ambitions

Joyon's trimaran is all about simplicity and economy - right down to these details

A couple were viciously attacked while at anchor during their Caribbean charter

I take my hat off to Peter Passano, the 77-year-old US sailor who has won…

Raymarine/YJA Yachtsman of the Year and Young Sailor of the Year are deserving winners

Don't look at Ellen's record for a measure of Joyon's achievement - look at the…

...and better, says the author of this book

Bullimore's solo record is surely scuppered, and why we should remember this day 10 years

How a cockerel joke was disallowed, amazingly enough

Get on the coloured specs for this new boat