Sailing to Paradise 2017-09-11T12:24:21+00:00

Sailing skills: launching and recovering the Jib

May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

In our experience of teaching folks to sail, both on our own Traditional Boat Skills courses aboard Amelie Rose and through the RYA YachtmasterTM scheme we’ve come across many “methods” for doing everything from making [...]

Using Wykeham Martin furling gear

May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

  Dyneema in the luff Stitched into the luff; dyneema makes the sail easier to handle as well The angel The Wykeham Martin furling gear is often viewed as [...]

GL Watson The Art and Science of Yacht Design by Martin Black

May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Seven years after it first appeared in print we find ourselves going back to this book. Invariably the need to cross reference a detail or check something on the design list (complete and concise!) gets [...]

TUFF Phone T400

May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

The TUFF phone is a shock proof waterproof phone with everything the modern sailor could need and a bit more. For instance, when your co-sailor takes out his cracked iPhone you can offer him salvation [...]

Other News

From around the site.

The MAA press lunch

We don't get many of these (lunches) so it was good to catch up with a few people in the industry and hear that Classic [...]

Crewsaver donates safety kit to three new Andrew Simpson Centres

Press release from Crewsaver: As part of its partnership, created four years ago, Crewsaver continues to supply essential safety equipment and clothing to the Andrew [...]

Whitstable Harbour Day

This looks like a fun event... It's on August 11... so the oysters should be good! Check it out (and other events) in our online [...]

Raymarine’s New High-Performance Marine Radar

Press Release: Raymarine's Magnum High-Performance Marine Radar Open Array Radar Brings Superior Target Tracking and Long-Range Identification for Blue Water Vessels WILSONVILLE, Ore. – May [...]