What Certifications Are Required On UK and European Inland Waterways?

From a sailor’s or landlubber’s point of view, motor cruising seems easy enough – get everyone aboard, make sure the beer is cool, turn the key and set the ‘d-sail’. Off you go! Right…? Wrong, actually. There are a number of things to consider before you set foot on any vessel, and it is advisable […]

The Training You Need To Enter The 2018 Golden Globe Yacht Race 

Posted on May 11, 2015 by under Sailing Courses, Yacht Racing

As a youngster I grew up in awe of the world’s great yacht race the Whitbread (now the Volvo Ocean Race). Giants of men put their vessels and teams together and went around the world as fast as possible with few electronic navigation or weather forecasting aids, and achieved great feats by comparison to what […]