Croatia No Longer The Number One Sailing Destination In Europe!

Posted on March 25, 2019 by under Boating, Charter, Sailing

  A remarkable change in the field of sailing holidays has taken place. You may be surprised, but Croatia is no longer the most popular sailing destination among sailors from Europe.  It was not without reason that Croatia was the number one sailing destination for years. The phenomenal sailing areas, many islands, a wealth of available […]

Sailing with Kids – 6 Important Safety Tips for Parents

Posted on December 15, 2014 by under Sailing

Chartering a boat and sailing with your children can be a fun family bonding experience. It can be great fun to teach your children about sailing and about maritime matters, and you get to spend some time in some breathtakingly beautiful places while you do it. There are many ways to ensure that you have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Mile Building Courses Can Aid Your Sailing Development

Posted on October 29, 2014 by under Mile Building, Sailing Courses

As is often stated, the process of development as a sailor demands a strong set of basic skills that can then be steadily improved over time. Learning to sail in this way – which is similar to learning to drive a car – allows for constant improvement but requires dedication and hard work, especially for […]

How Do Coastal Skipper And Day Skipper Courses Differ?

Posted on October 22, 2014 by under Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Sailing Courses, Sailing Training Courses

Learning to sail is a process which needs to be done in stages, beginning with the basics before developing more advanced skills as required. The basics form the foundation block from which progression through other courses can then be made – without these essential skills it can be very hard to develop. Sailing is built […]

Guidelines for Safe Sailing in Croatia

Posted on October 20, 2014 by under Sailing Regulations

Croatia is one of the best places in the world for sailing but with the peak of tourism which is between July and August, increased sea traffic is experienced and most times a big number of marine accidents recorded. Most times it is the human factors that cause the accidents or inattention, injury of crew […]

The Importance Of Charity In Driving Sailing Engagement

Posted on October 15, 2014 by under Sailing, Sailing Courses

Making people decide that they want to get involved with something is not always an easy task, but with sailing it is slightly different. While it is similar to many other sports in that it can easily be tried out, what makes it different is the fact that there are so many options and places […]

Preparing To Sail In Rough Conditions – Key Points To Consider?

Posted on October 8, 2014 by under Boat maintenance, First Aid, Sailing, Sailing Courses

Sailing is all about knowing your limits, but despite the best efforts to avoid rough conditions, there can still be times when managing a vessel in rough seas is required. Plenty of consideration of a wide range of factors is required and all can have an impact on safety and the overall experience for a […]