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...

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.

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...

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...

Preparing and Raising the Mainsail

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

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...