How To Prevent And Control Seasickness – 12 Top Tips

Posted on November 27, 2014 by under Sailing

Early signs of seasickness are easy to spot – an unhealthy pale appearance, yawning, restlessness, cold sweats – ultimately leading to nausea and vomiting. There’s no mistaking it, and once seasickness has set in when you’re out on a boat, you can’t do much to overcome the misery and discomfort of it. Updated: There’s now […]

So You Want A Piece Of The Action? How To “Make It” In Sailing…  

Posted on November 25, 2014 by under Sailing, Sailing Courses, Yacht Racing

In the last week there have been two amazing events in sailing. This weekend a 75 year old Sir Robin Knox Johnston has just come third in class, in the Route du Rhum solo trans Atlantic yacht race. Also, the Volvo Ocean Race started leg 2 out of Cape Town in some of the best […]

What Gift To Buy The Budding Sailor For Christmas?

Posted on November 18, 2014 by under Sailing

Christmas is coming and sailors of the world will splice the mainbrace, feast, and of course buy each other presents! For the landlubber who knows that a friend or loved one is into sailing, it can be very hard to know what gift to buy them because they are generally strange to sailing and haven’t […]

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 […]

What Skills Do You Need To Become A Competent Powerboat Driver?

Posted on November 5, 2014 by under Motorboats, Powerboat Courses, RYA

Powerboats can be a lot of fun but becoming a competent driver requires a considerable amount of training. Manoeuvres in the water are far more complex than on land and the traffic is a great deal more varied. Learning to control a powerboat is not only a matter of building on existing experience; it is […]