This month we take a look at some of the stars of the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show, one of which you should keep a special look out for. Sunseeker's new 28M is a showstopper, and we got behind-the-scenes access to this new superyacht to see it being built. We also climb on board three other boats this month: the stunning Princess 60, rough-riding Sabre 40 Sedan and sublime Mangusta 105. We also show you the best ways to cut down costs by sharing your boat and bring you the story of Donald Campbell's final hours in 1967 when he was killed trying to set a new world water speed record. We also hear from Paul and Rachel Chandler, the British couple kidnapped and held by Somali pirates for 388 days.
New Boats at London
Princess V57; Princess V39; Sunseeker Predator 53; Sunseeker 28M; Sessa Fly 40; Riva Iseo; Jetten 30 Sedan RS; Jeanneau NC9; MJM 29z Downeast; Clear Aries Cabin
Custom Line 124; AB74; Galeon 780 Crystal
Test: Princess 60
A delight to drive and significantly quieter than its predecessor, this luxurious flybridge should be on your shortlist
Test: Sabre 40 Sedan
Can the new Zeus-propelled 40 match the outstanding seakeeping of the 38?
Preview: Sunseeker 28M
Join us on an exclusive sneak peek at Sunseeker’s trend-setting 28M motor yacht
Test: Mangusta 105
Space-age technology and secret saloons await on board this restyled masterpiece
Perfect Weekend: Isle of Scilly
Step back in time with a cruise around this cruising paradise
Hooked on Holland
Cheaper marinas, friendly boat-loving towns and miles of varied cruising - what’s stopping you?
A new book gives a fresh insight into the truth behind Donald Campbell’s fatal crash
Our experts answer your questions
Daisy-chaining your nav kit; stabilised night vision
We install Mastervolt’s new Mass Combi inverter/charger
Know How - Boat Sharing
How to get all the benefits of owning a boat at a fraction of the cost
Legal Aid New Series!
Why it’s important to establish the VAT status of your boat
In search of a new antifouling solution; we ask what you want from the UK’s boat shows
Tried & Tested
Hand-held GPS; hardy deck shoes
Used Boat - Sealine F43
A voluminous aft cabin and a great-value price tag
New austerity drive in Italy hits boaters; Coastguard station closures latest
Big cash prizes for RB12 winner; government forces MCZ rethink
New Med marina takes shape; boating in China set to explode
The Truth About...
The Queen’s Thames Jubilee Pageant
Letters to the editor; behind the scenes; the latest from mby.com
Cumberlidge on Cruising
The simple pleasures of being at the bridge
Are we too reliant on electronic brains?
Murphy’s Law - New Column!
The fuel berth is open when you least need it
Postcards from a Small Island
The first and worst crossing of the Channel
I'll Never Forget the Day
We were kidnapped by Somali pirates
In March's issue (out 2 February):
Fairline Targa 38GT; passage planning to the Med; Greenline 70; perfect weekend in Strangford Lough; cruising Croatia