How Powerboat Courses Can Improve Your Docking Skills

Posted on October 31, 2016 by under boat handling, Docking, Powerboat Courses

Though tricky at times, docking and undocking is an essential part of being afloat. It is also the most public show of your boat handling skills, with who knows who potentially watching you either comfortably slip onto the dock with barely an error –  or making an absolute tit of yourself as you smash about […]

Cheeki Rafiki – A Wake Up Call For Sailing Schools?

Posted on October 18, 2016 by under Sailing

    News broke last week that the sailing coaching business Stormforce and its owner Douglas Innes are to face criminal charges for the deaths of four sailors who were crossing the Atlantic. From what we can gather at The Boating Hub, while the case has yet to go to court there are already some […]

Olympic Legacy – Learning To Sail In Brazil

Posted on October 4, 2016 by under Dinghy Sailing, Sailing Courses, Yacht Racing

So, the Olympic sailing circus has left Rio. Has it improved opportunities to learn to sail there? While Brazil came away with a Gold medal at the sailing events, and the waters are some of the most beautiful on the world (at least on the surface) there isn’t much for those inspired to learn to […]