What Courses Can You Buy The Intermediate Sailor For Christmas?

Posted on November 30, 2015 by under Sailing, Sailing Courses

  Last week we had a jaunt around the world looking at what beginner cruising courses there are available for the man or woman who dreams of going to sea but hasn’t quite taken the leap. This week, we’ll look at those who may have been sailing for a season or two but want to […]

Sailing Experiences: The Ideal Christmas Present To Buy A Beginner Sailor

Posted on November 23, 2015 by under RYA, Sailing, Sailing Courses

A lot of people dream of casting off and seeing the world from off the coast. But not everyone gets around to actually doing it. I’ll never forget how, as soon as we left the dock at Milwaukee the heave of my sailing ship on a very gentle sea set a trainee’s stomach at full […]

Sea Sense – A Skill You Can’t Be Taught!

Posted on November 16, 2015 by under Dinghy Sailing, Sailing, Sailing Courses

Every advanced sailing nation’s teaching syllabus requires an element of experience. This enables you to gain something you cannot be taught – Sea Sense. Sea sense is roughly described as common sense linked to the sea, and it’s something that you can only gain through experience. The sea – not unlike a giant cat… The […]

What Sort Of Dinghy Sailor Are You?

Posted on November 2, 2015 by under Uncategorized

While many of us will be bewitched by the sight of flying AC45s in the America’s Cup World Series or the carnage currently taking place in the Transat Jacques Vabre, very few of us will ever be mentally or physically fit enough to sail a foiling IMOCA 60 or catamaran. In learning to sail, it […]