Anchoring, Tacking and Docking – The Basics Of How To Handle A Sailboat

Posted on June 25, 2014 by under Powerboat Courses, RYA, Sailing, Sailing Courses

Learning to sail is a story of steady progression from a complete novice to an experienced sailor and it all comes with practice. It begins with learning the very basics, from knowing which parts of a boat are which, to the laws and regulations that govern sailing. Aspects such as first aid and survival at […]

Being A Boat Owner – What Are The Key Safety Regulations I Need To Know

Posted on June 18, 2014 by under First Aid, RYA, Sailing

Owning a boat has plenty of rules and regulations that must be adhered to, covering various aspects of legislation and safety. A boat must be registered for use on inland waterways such as rivers and canals and this is deemed as any vessel, with or without a motor. This covers river boats, sailing boats, canal […]

The Importance Of Getting To Know The Anatomy Of A Boat When Learning To Sail

Posted on June 11, 2014 by under Boating

While the thrill of taking to open waters and charting your own course is what draws many people to the act of sailing, there are numerous safety considerations which must be taken into account if your experience is to be a pleasant one. Understanding the anatomy of a boat is a fundamental lesson for any […]

Learning to Sail in Summer v Winter – What are the Key Considerations?

Posted on June 4, 2014 by under First Aid, RYA, Sailing, Sailing Courses

When it comes to sailing, the time of year at which it is done can make all the difference. Sailing in the winter is far less appealing than in the summer for a multitude of reasons but one of the major factors is weather. The summer months should mean warmer weather (and therefore warmer water […]