What Skills Do You Need To Compete In The Sailing Champions League?

Posted on October 1, 2014 by under Day Skipper, First Aid, Sailing, Sailing Courses, Yacht Racing

The concept of a Sailing Champions League is a new one in the sailing world, but not to the sporting world in general. Football already has its premier tournament, while cricket has also expanded its boundaries to introduce the Champions League Twenty20 in recent years. The former is limited to only the best sides in […]

All You Need To Know About Day Skipper Courses

Posted on September 24, 2014 by under Day Skipper, RYA, Sailing, Sailing Training Courses

There really are few limits when it comes to sailing, provided of course that a sailor has the necessary qualifications for what they plan to do. Developing as a sailor requires plenty of time out on the water to gain experience, during which time it should be possible to learn to sail while mastering all […]

Sailing Schools Unite in Memory of GB Star Andrew Simpson

Posted on September 17, 2014 by under Sailing, Yacht Racing

The sailing world will come together on Sunday 21st September to remember and inspire, as thousands of sailors of all abilities will take to the sea simultaneously in a world record attempt. Bart’s Bash, in memory of Great Britain sailing star Andrew Simpson who tragically lost his life back in 2013, already has more than […]

The Boating Hub Has Relaunched – Here Is What You Can Expect

Posted on September 10, 2014 by under Sailing, Sailing Courses

The Boating Hub is setting sail into new waters, after relaunching following months of development. The new site should be easier to navigate, providing users with all the information they may require when choosing from a comprehensive list of sailing, powerboat, dinghy, kayak and keelboat courses. A complete overhaul of the site may have occurred, […]

Learning To Sail Abroad – What Are The Main Benefits?

Posted on September 3, 2014 by under Sailing, Sailing Courses, Sailing Training Courses

Learning to sail in your local area has a number of benefits, but so too does learning overseas. While the learning process could be seen as more of a holiday, a more relaxed environment can aid the learning process, as beginners can feel more comfortable. As a result, learning to sail abroad is increasingly popular […]

The RYA – The Next Level Of Sailing Development

Posted on August 27, 2014 by under Day Skipper, First Aid, RYA, Sailing Courses

Once the decision to try out sailing is made, the next part of the process involves finding the right people to help you get started. Learning the basics is simple enough, given that there are a huge number of available courses up and down the length of the country. These are perfectly placed to help […]

What Is The Ideal First Boat For Someone Learning To Sail?

Posted on August 20, 2014 by under Buying A Boat, Sailing, Sailing Courses

When it comes to learning to sail it would be easy to assume that someone would start off small, and slowly work their way up to a larger vessel. While this can make sense in that an amateur shouldn’t be left with something they cannot handle, finding the best boat to learn in can depend […]

Why First Aid Training Is Such An Essential Part Of Learning To Sail

Posted on August 13, 2014 by under Boating, First Aid, Sailing

For any budding sailor, there are numerous skills which need to be acquired. Aside from the practical knowledge of how to sail specific vessels, those who take to the water must also be trained in first aid. Here we look at just why first aid training is so important when learning to sail: Why do […]

The 3 Most Underrated Sailing Skills That Every New Starter Needs To Learn

Posted on August 6, 2014 by under First Aid, Sailing, Sailing Courses

When learning to sail, mastering the basics is incredibly important as it develops the platform from which all future learning will be based. Sailing courses will focus on these aspects to ensure that people are aware of what they are doing – but there are some skills that are absolutely essential, especially if sailors wish […]

How To Develop Sailing Skills – One Step At A Time

Posted on July 30, 2014 by under Sailing, Sailing Courses

Becoming a good sailor does not happen overnight – it requires a lot of time, effort and commitment. But the end product is what makes everything worthwhile, as a well trained and experienced sailor can enjoy all that the wonderful waters have to offer. Sailing has increased its exposure thanks to the success of the […]