Dropping Anchor August

Readers’ favourite Anchorages of the World. Showcasing your favourite anchorages. Cuttyhunk From John, Ocean Sailor reader from the United States Location: Cuttyhunk, Elizabeth Islands, Massachusetts, USA Coordinates: 41°25.53’N 70°55.60’W Seabed: Mix of mud and sand in 3-5 meters of water Protection: Weather favourable anchorage from prevailing west and southwest winds The sailing around the New […]

The Philippines: Sailing the Coral carpet

Trystan Grace threads his way through this tapestry of exotic islands. When you sip a drink at a marina bar in the Philippines (with more than 7,600 islands there are an awful lot of waterside bars to sup in, in this Pacific Ocean archipelago), you may find yourself getting unexpectedly tipsy. That’s because a double […]

Cabin fever: Pandemic in the Philippines

For seven centuries ships, riddled with infectious diseases, have been quarantined in restricted harbours. But what happens when the port itself is in lockdown? Tamara Rapoport found out… After selling all our possessions and taking delivery of Looking Good II, our Kraken 50, in Hong Kong in June 2019, who would have foreseen we would […]