Why Sailing Isn’t Just For The Wealthy

Posted on January 12, 2015 by under Competent Crew, Dinghy Sailing, Sailing, Sailing Courses

When you see the €10 million team Volvo Ocean Race boats going around the world at speed, or the America’s Cup foiling catamarans screaming around San Francisco Bay, you may be forgiven for assuming that sailing is for rich people with nothing better to do with their time. When you realise that 99% of sailors […]

Racers and Cruisers – How To Learn To Be Either Or Both!

Posted on January 5, 2015 by under Day Skipper, Dinghy Sailing, Sailing Courses, Yacht Racing

Lately you’ll have read a lot on this blog about elite racers blasting across the ocean in races such as the Volvo Ocean Race or around the buoys in the America’s Cup. A lot won’t even aspire to sail on one – they just like sailing for sailing’s sake. In general there are two types […]

How to Learn to Sail: A Beginners Guide to Sailing Course Qualifications, Regulations & Licenses

Posted on November 12, 2014 by under Dinghy Sailing, Sailing, Sailing Courses, Yacht Racing

Dream of drifting among the Caribbean Islands with a G&T in hand, watching the world go by, or screaming along Sydney Harbour at the end of a wire on an 18ft Skiff? This eBook will show you how to start on your journey. There’s more to sailing than hauling up the sails and heading on […]

Dinghies Versus Yachts – What’s The Right Boat To Learn To Sail?

Posted on November 11, 2014 by under Buying A Boat, Dinghy Sailing, Sailing

Looking out on the ocean on a typical day you’ll see a huge variety of sailing boats on the water. If you cut out motorboats, rowing boats, kite surfers and windsurfers, and only focus on sailing boats there are two major types you will see – the dinghy and the yacht. Broadly speaking, dinghies are […]