Atlantic Yacht Delivery – The Right Way and Wrong Way To Do It!

Posted on February 1, 2016 by under Day Skipper, Mile Building, navigation, Sailing, Sailing Courses

In the last week I have run into two transatlantic yacht delivery stories that have opened my eyes, but for two very different reasons. Two people best described as ‘suicidal idiots’ made international news for having to be rescued nine times before even getting out of European waters while moving their yacht from Norway to Maine. This is the […]

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 […]

How To Pick The Right Boat For Your Next Sailing Adventure

Posted on May 28, 2014 by under Day Skipper, First Aid, Motorboats, Sailing

The level of enjoyment experienced while sailing will depend significantly on the type of boat used, or more importantly, whether the sailor in question is capable of sailing it. A boat where the sailor is competent and comfortable will be considerably more enjoyable to sail in than a vessel where they are unsure of all […]

Distance Learning Boating Courses – How Can They Help Me On The Water?

Once the basics of sailing are mastered, it’s time to move on to the more complex aspects of spending time on the water. That means learning the essentials of navigation and seamanship, from safety aspects to avoiding collisions and setting an appropriate course. It is assumed that all of the basic aspects will have been […]

Making Waves – £100,000 Investment Could Get More Kids Involved In UK Sailing Courses

Posted on March 26, 2014 by under Boating, Day Skipper, First Aid, RYA, Sailing, Sailing Training Courses

A £100,000 donation into a popular sailing scheme could be set to encourage thousands of youngsters to take up sailing in the coming years. The Chesil Trust – which oversees the Sail for a Fiver scheme – received a cheque from Elma Shipley, in memory of her husband Rod who passed away in 2012. The funding […]

What Are The Most Beneficial Sailing Courses I Could Take On?

Posted on February 12, 2014 by under Boating, Day Skipper, First Aid, Sailing

When it comes to learning to sail there are plenty of things to take into consideration, but the fundamental aspect to improving the experience is to learn in the correct manner.There are plenty of different courses available across both the UK and the world for those looking to learn, so picking ones that can be […]

How to Make a Career Out Of Sailing: Premium Qualifications from the RYA

Posted on September 27, 2013 by under Day Skipper, Powerboat Courses, RYA, Sailing, Sailing Training Courses

Although sailing is one of the most supreme leisure activities of our time, it also offers ample opportunities for turning your love of life on the water in to a potential career. There are training options for a range of skillsets – so pick the right course and you’ll position you well for your ideal […]