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What is it? What does it do? How do I get one? And is it the same as an RYA Day Skipper certificate? What Is an ICC and What Does …
Continue reading International Certificate Of Competency (ICC Certificate)
So, you have bought a boat, and now you want to take it out and learn to sail? You have to make sure that you are properly equipped before going …
Continue reading Safety Equipment Required On Private Yachts In The UK by RYA Theory Course Provider Ardent Training
I Have My RYA Day Skipper Ticket and There Are Some Great Boats for Sale Near Me but Am I Better off Buying a Yacht, or Chartering One? As soon …
Continue reading Am I Better off Buying a Yacht, or Chartering One? What To Do With Your RYA Day Skipper Licence.
In the UK, anyone can go out, buy a yacht, and have access to the high seas. You don’t legally need an RYA Day Skipper licence or even any training. …
Continue reading Minimum Legal Requirements Aboard a Private Yacht in the UK – A Must Know for Any Skipper
We recently came across this amusing anecdote on the RYA website. It’s a perfect story of how one can get excited and carried away with buying a new boat and …
Continue reading Why You Need Sailing Lessons
Going Pro – How To Become a Professional Sailor, Work at Sea and Get Paid To Sail With RYA Qualifications
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, …
Continue reading Going Pro – How To Become a Professional Sailor, Work at Sea and Get Paid To Sail With RYA Qualifications
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 …
Continue reading Should You Assist Migrants in the English Channel
Circumstances change and we have to adapt, sometimes that leaves us thinking ‘it’s time to sell my boat’. Maybe you just got your RYA Yachtmaster ticket and want to upgrade! …
Continue reading How To Sell Your Boat
The Ultimate Guide For Avoiding Seasickness – Including Top 10 Tips and Top 6 Products – A Must Read For RYA Day Skippers and Yachtmasters
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 …
Continue reading The Ultimate Guide For Avoiding Seasickness – Including Top 10 Tips and Top 6 Products – A Must Read For RYA Day Skippers and Yachtmasters
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 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 are specialists in marine insurance, dedicated to providing quality policies that meet a wide range of sailing, boating and travel insurance needs.
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.
Yacht Management System
Aquator Marine has created an app to coordinate all aspects of yacht management into a central, cloud-based, collaborative system.
PredictWind provides the top ranked forecast models globally. These leading models are only available through PredictWind, giving unparalleled weather data.
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.
Yacht Charter Made Simple
Boataround.com evaluates over 10,000,000 deals on charter boats daily… so you don’t have to.