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...

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....

Using the Cockpit Winches

The cockpit winches are there to help us to work the ropes that control the sails. Here's Learn2Sail's guide on how to use them...

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...

Fit to Sail – Stretching those limbs by Fitness Guru Aly...

Stretch - Animals do it without a second thought - watch a cat! It is one of the most important components of a daily routine but...

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...

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...

The Man Overboard Manoeuvre – Heave to & Drift.

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...

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...