Get to know your boat before deciding on the gear you need. Credit: Sailing Uma

Sail handling is an important skill for any sailor. At its most basic, sail handling merely means sheeting in and out of sails, but there is more to it than…

Most people at the helm will bias the course so check the boat is sailing on the right heading. Credit: Bob Aylott

Like any activity sailing can be filled with new lingo, new ideas and new things to remember for the new sailor. There are many sailing courses out there to help…

Tony's homemade mast steps are still going strong after two circumnavigations of the world. Credit: Tony Curphey

Sails and rigging are the engine room of any sailing boat from small dinghies up to giant superyachts. No matter how big or how new your boat, the sails and…

A boating emergency is the sort of thing that everyone taking to the water should be prepared for even if, in preparing, we hope we are never in a position…

Book jacket for Come Sail With Me

Come Sail With Me is about one woman's experience sailing with a virtual stranger from Spain to South America and then to the Caribbean and the lessons she learned along…

Sea Sailing: Good seamanship starts with a boat that is properly secured for sea, so you can focus on the sailing. Credit: Theo Stocker

Loose objects can endanger both crew and yacht in rough weather. Checking your boat is secure before sea sailing should be a regular habit, says Andy du Port

The Moorings Ownership Programme allows you all the pleasure of owning a boat without the hassle

The benefits of the Moorings Ownership Programme are numerous, from cutting down the cost of ownership to delivering you a monthly income..it can also eliminate all running costs too!