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...

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...

Learning those knots – Part 1.

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

Cooking on a Boat – One Pot Wonders

Cooking with @freyboatie Cooking on a yacht can be tricky at the best of times, you put something down, turn around, and it’s gone! But...

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....

Lassoing the First Line Ashore

The technique to getting the first line ashore safely. The lasso.

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...

How To Coil A Rope

Beginners guide. First steps in coiling a rope so that it can be stowed neatly and ready for instant use.

Learn to Sail – Our Step by Step Guide

Easy to follow explanation of what sailing is about from Sailing Guru Mark and how to take those first steps. Bring me that horizon...

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...