The joys and adventure of sailing in winter. Top tips for making the most out of your winter.

The joys and adventure of sailing in winter. Top tips for making the most out of your winter.

Winter is time for… Sailing!!?? Why not? For many, the arrival of winter comes with a sad lift out of their beloved boats. A long wait for the next season then follows. Unless you leave in the tropics, this is...
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How To Prevent Seasickness and Enjoy Sailing

How To Prevent Seasickness and Enjoy Sailing

Raise your hand if you’ve never been seasick. If you lifted your arm, then chances are that you a) are extremely lucky, b) don’t have much sailing experience, c) are very likely to be seasick one day in the future...
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Book review: Sailing Alone Around the World, by Joshua Slocum

Book review: Sailing Alone Around the World, by Joshua Slocum

We live in times when crossing oceans and cruising the world have become almost ordinary undertakings. Each year, more and more people flood the Internet with stories and videos about their challenging voyages. Some of these are by conscious, well...
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Top  8 tips to start sailing

Top 8 tips to start sailing

Unless you were born in a sailing environment, you are unlikely to have access to a sailing boat when you start toying with the idea of sailing. You may love the idea of cruising the world without having ever stepped...
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Ghosts, spirits and the weather helm

Ghosts, spirits and the weather helm

Everyone who has sailed a few times will have experienced it. You are having fun sailing relatively fast. The boat is heeled more than it should and you are pulling the tiller to keep her on course. Suddenly… a gust!...
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Single handed sailing and berthing

Single handed sailing and berthing

Think of all the possibilities that single handed sailing opens up to you. You can go sailing whenever you want to, and will never depend on your friends’ diaries. Or you can simply enjoy a bit of sailing time on...
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