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Sailing is fun, so take part in a fun regatta.

This is us taking part in the Bluewater Regatta - Lagos in the Algarve, Sept 2018 E9B87808-E7FC-451F-AC66-18A1C2F1819D Teamwork makes the dream work!! This is one of the...

Will I be seasick? Here’s how to avoid “Mal de Mer”

Everyone thinks about it, especially when first going out on a boat, and virtually everyone feels a little queezy when the boat moves under...

Hi There and Welcome to Our Blog

Hi there and welcome to our Blog where we will be giving you lots of help and guidance, especially if you are new to...

Take Offs & Landings – Stern First Approach.

Bow first or stern first onto the berth, what are the pros and cons? So we are talking about your average cruising yacht, being a...

Let’s go eSailing

Well, suddenly we’ve all got a lot of time on our hands, so now is a great time to try out the eSail simulator....

So You’re Tempted – Now Where Do You Start?

So you’re tempted - now where do you start? Well there’s lots of help there but basically you have two options; The hard way. Just jumping...

Preparing and Raising the Mainsail

For sailing beginners, how to prepare a fully battened mainsail for hoisting.

Sailing Skills – moving about the boat

Firstly, when moving about on deck when underway, always wear a lifejacket - it can save your life! When moving about the boat remember, this...

How to Tie The Fast-Tie Bowline

Many ways to tie a bowline but this method is a really sweet, quick way to do it. Starts off, a loop in a...

Learning those knots – Part 1.

Learning those all important knots you’ll need when you go sailing.