Do You Need A Boat Licence In The UK?

Posted on January 31, 2013 by under Buying A Boat, RYA

I’ve come across a number of people recently who have been a little confused about the concept of boat licences in the UK, and who have found a good deal of contradictory information and advice online. So I thought it would be helpful today to clear up the confusion and explain what the rules and […]

How To Become RYA Qualified To Pilot A Powerboat Safely

Posted on January 24, 2013 by under Powerboat Courses, RYA

Few things compare to the thrill of slicing through the water at the helm of a high speed powerboat. The freedom and adventure combines with a sense of exhilaration and excitement, and they’re surprisingly easy boats to handle. Once you’ve got used to the power, and you understand safe handling and navigation you’re not far […]

Is The RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Right For You?

Posted on January 17, 2013 by under First Aid, RYA, Sailing, Sailing Training Courses

Two things are certain – firstly, you can definitely get started with sailing far faster than many people realise thanks to the wide range of excellent sailing courses available, including practical, theory and online boating courses, and secondly, completing one or more sailing courses is absolutely essential if you are to safely enjoy your experience […]

Cold Weather Boating Advice – Spring Is Not Here Yet

Posted on January 9, 2013 by under Sailing

So far we have had a pretty mild winter, which has been great news for all boating enthusiasts. If you have been enjoying your boat a little more over the winter season than usual then that’s got to be a good news, but it’s worth pointing out a few potential warnings. At the moment the […]