Atlantic Yacht Delivery – The Right Way and Wrong Way To Do It!

Posted on February 1, 2016 by under Day Skipper, Mile Building, navigation, Sailing, Sailing Courses

In the last week I have run into two transatlantic yacht delivery stories that have opened my eyes, but for two very different reasons. Two people best described as ‘suicidal idiots’ made international news for having to be rescued nine times before even getting out of European waters while moving their yacht from Norway to Maine. This is the […]

How To Qualify To Work Aboard Luxury Yachts

Posted on June 15, 2015 by under Mile Building, Sailing Courses

Fancy an endless summer, cruising the Caribbean in winter and the Med in summer? Perhaps you’d like to work aboard a yacht that’s bigger than your dad’s house and help those with money to spare enjoy their lives to the full? One way to do this is to get your professional endorsements on your country’s […]

Learning To Sail In The Southern Ocean and Patagonia

Posted on June 1, 2015 by under Mile Building, Sailing Courses

  One of the major draws to sailing is that it is an adventure. The water and seas change from hour to hour, and even on a calm day off the south coast of England there’s always a chance you could end up in a dramatic event with a story to tell when you get […]

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 […]