What Does It Take To Compete In The Extreme Sailing Series?

Posted on January 29, 2014 by under Boating, Competition, Yacht Racing

The Extreme Sailing Series attracts the very best sailors from across the globe, with Olympic medallists joining America’s Cup sailors and World and European champions. From its roots in 2007, the series has developed into a spectator-friendly, adrenaline-fuelled set of races, with much in-shore racing in stadium environments. This makes for incredible viewing for those at […]

What Type Of Legacy Has The Olympics Left Behind For The Sport Of Sailing?

Posted on January 22, 2014 by under kayaking, RYA, Sailing, Sailing Training Courses

The euphoria surrounding the Olympics in the UK boosted the profiles of many sports, and sailing was no different. Throughout the build-up, and during the Games themselves, the government and sporting figures alike spoke of building a legacy for the future of sport in Britain. However, some of these legacies are more difficult to see than […]

Taking A Boat Out Of Storage – The 3 Key Checks To Make

Posted on January 15, 2014 by under Boat maintenance, Sail Maintenance

At the halfway point through the first month of the year, people are starting to turn their minds to spring. March may seem far away, but time marches on and before you know it, you’ll be standing by a hibernating boat wondering why you didn’t use the remaining weeks of winter to get it ready […]

What Do You Need To Reach Sir Ben Ainslie’s Level?

Posted on January 8, 2014 by under Boating, Sailing Training Courses

In one of the most memorable moments of 2013 for sports and sailing fans alike, Olympic hero Sir Ben Ainslie steered Oracle Team USA to victory in the America’s Cup.  Without entirely attributing the momentous comeback to the Great British sailor, the comeback against Team New Zealand from 8-1 down did occur once Ben joined […]