Inland Sailing Tips – Set Sail Without Leaving British Shores

Posted on July 30, 2013 by under Boating, Sailing, Sailing Training Courses

Essentially, inland sailing means sailing on an enclosed body of water such as a lake or reservoir. The term is doesn’t generally refer to boating on waterways such as rivers or canals, which are generally more suited to motorised vessels, largely because they don’t receive the winds necessary to support sailing at consistent speeds. So […]

Four Ways To Improve Your Sailing Skills

Posted on July 23, 2013 by under Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Sailing, Sailing Training Courses

So you’ve put in your nautical miles, and now you can safely say you know your way around on a boat.  It’s a great feeling when you know you can comfortably handle your vessel – and yourself – out on the water. However, there’s always more to learn. Bigger ships, more challenging waters, sharper crew […]

Travel Insurance For Sailing: Your Safety Net At Sea

Posted on July 19, 2013 by under Sailing

If you’re venturing out on a trip on the high seas, travel insurance should definitely be on your checklist. Sailing is not without its risks, and you’ll sleep better at night knowing you’re covered in the case of accident, personal liability and medical treatment. Even if you just taking a short trip, you may still […]

Sail, Travel And Get Paid: Join a Sailing Crew!

Posted on July 12, 2013 by under Competent Crew, Sailing

Ever daydreamed about being part of a closely knit team, smoothly guiding a yacht to it’s destination on the open waters? Pulling in at exotic ports and seeing new countries? Maybe even getting paid handsomely for your efforts? Well, it’s probably a lot more attainable than you think.  Sailing crews are in demand, and you […]

Long Distance Sailing – The Thrills and Dangers of Extended Seafaring

Posted on July 5, 2013 by under Sailing

Since the dawn of recorded history, there have been stories of the trials and tribulations of heroic sailors traversing hundreds of miles to reach their destination. Some were merchants with precious cargo, some soldiers heading at full speed to or from a crucial conflict, and others were explorers, venturing out into uncharted waters. We’ve all […]