Hi there and welcome to our Blog where we will be giving you lots of help and guidance, especially if you are new to sailing and want to learn more. I’ve been a sailing instructor for some time (22 years, cant be that long, surely) and over that period in teaching dinghy and cruiser sailing I have encountered people from...

The Man Overboard Manoeuvre – Heave to & Drift.

https://youtu.be/wc0UnFNMFSY How to stop the boat quickly and get back to your casualty without loosing sight of them, but, you’ve got to act fast. Their...

Boat Handling – Bringing her alongside using the mid back spring

Wind in this case is light and on the port bow, so gently holding her off the dock Tidal stream is negligible. Here we see skipper...

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The Man Overboard Manoeuvre – Heave to & Drift.

https://youtu.be/wc0UnFNMFSY How to stop the boat quickly and get back to your casualty without loosing sight of them, but, you’ve got to act fast. Their...

Advanced Sailing Techniques – Handling Her in a Squall by Harry...

Squalls While particularly common in the tropics and during ocean passages, squalls can happen almost anywhere. For several reasons they can pose a threat to...

Fit to Sail – Balance by Fitness Guru Aly Jo

Balance is next..... don't want to fall overboard do you?... so try this exercise. Stand in a doorway hands out either side and balance on...

Fit to Sail – Flexibility, the cockpit workout.

Flexibility - important to be able to reach for that winch handle while holding a sheet..... So let's run through a quick body warm...

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