The Highest Sailing Accolade Available: The RYA Yachtmaster

Posted on August 28, 2013 by under Day Skipper, RYA, Sailing Training Courses

If you’ve moved in sailing circles for any appreciable length of time, you’ll no doubt have come across the Royal Yachting Association and the sailing courses they offer. RYA courses are considered the gold standard when it comes to sailing, and you may well have taken one or more yourself. If that’s the case, at […]

Three Essential Sailing Skills You Might Be Missing Out On

Posted on August 20, 2013 by under Sailing, Sailing Training Courses

Whether you’ve been sailing boats powered by motor or wind, after a few months on the water, you’ll probably confident that you’ve got a firm grasp of the basics. However, as you may be about to learn, when it comes to sailing, boating and all things nautical, there are always new skills to acquire. Some […]

Sailing Abroad? Read This First!

Posted on August 17, 2013 by under RYA, Sailing

Sailing abroad is an exciting prospect, and for many, venturing beyond UK waters brings with it a unmatched sense of adventure.  That said, sailing abroad is not without its challenges. Whether it’s a short trip to the Med to sample the azure waters, or a gruelling months-long round-the-world trip, there are several things you’ll need […]

Win FREE Tickets For The PSP Southampton Boat Show 2013

Posted on August 13, 2013 by under Boat Shows, Competitions, Southampton

Get ready for an adventure on the water!  In celebration of its 45th year, the PSP Southampton Boat Show 2013 has joined forces with The Boating Hub to offer its readers £6 off tickets to the 10 day on-water event. Additionally, The Boating Hub is offering its visitors the chance to WIN A PAIR OF […]

An Overview Of The Essential Crew Positions On A Boat

Posted on August 6, 2013 by under Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Sailing

If you’re going to sail or work on a boat bigger than a simple dinghy, odds are you’ll be on board a vessel with other people too. Here’s a summary of the main crew roles you’ll find on board a boat. The Captain Otherwise known as the Helmsman or Skipper, the captain takes the lead […]