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Going Pro – How To Become a Professional Sailor, Work at Sea and Get Paid To Sail

Do you love sailing so much that you want to make a career out of it? Or perhaps, you’ve taken early retirement and fancy doing a few trips each year, …
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Should You Assist Migrants in the English Channel

At the time of writing this (Nov 2021) more than 25,700 migrants have attempted to cross the English Channel to the UK, in small boats, this year. Last week at …
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How To Sell Your Boat

Circumstances change and we have to adapt, sometimes that leaves us thinking ‘it’s time to sell my boat’. There are many ways to go about selling a boat, if you …
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The Ultimate Guide For Avoiding Seasickness – Including Top 10 Tips and Top 6 Products

Sea sickness is miserable and a sure way to ruin an adventure at sea, But you don’t have to suffer, if you are well prepared you can significantly reduce your …
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Sailing boat on a sunny day.

Am I Better off Buying a Yacht, or Chartering One?

There Are Some Great Boats for Sale Near Me but Am I Better off Buying a Yacht, or Chartering One? When I first started learning to sail, I instantly wanted …
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Sailing Tips for Beginners – Preparing for Your First Voyage

So, it’s your first time going yachting and you want to learn to sail. Whether you are stepping foot on a motor-cruiser or sailing vessel, the basics of boat etiquette are largely the same. We’ve compiled a short guide on how to prepare for your first sailing trip!


Boatshed

Yacht Brokerage

Boatshed is one of the world’s largest yacht brokerage groups that prides itself on giving potential buyers the most complete and accurate picture of the boat that they want to buy.

Topsail

Insurance

Topsail are specialists in marine insurance, dedicated to providing quality policies that meet a wide range of sailing, boating and travel insurance needs.

Halcyon Yachts

Yacht Delivery

Halcyon Yachts is one of the UK’s leading yacht delivery companies. Whether you have a sailing yacht or motorboat, a superyacht or a family cruiser, you can always trust Halcyon Yachts to deliver with care and professionalism.

Aquator Marine

Yacht Management System

Aquator Marine has created an app to coordinate all aspects of yacht management into a central, cloud-based, collaborative system.

PredictWind

Weather Forecasts

PredictWind provides the top ranked forecast models globally. These leading models are only available through PredictWind, giving unparalleled weather data.

HWDT Species Guide

Marine Mammal ID Guide

HWDT has put together an excellent species guide on the whales and dolphins you can expect to see off the British coast.