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Are My RYA Qualifications Still Recognised in Europe?

Since the UK ceased to be a member of the European Union on 31st December 2020, some changes have taken place that affect our sailing rights in Europe. Some of these changes may affect how UK-earned qualifications are recognised in the EU. As an official RYA training centre, we are here to provide more information about how Brexit might affect your professional and non-professional use of RYA certificates.

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The Advantages of Stepped Hulls

When choosing a hull shape, finding the right balance of speed and stability can seem like an impossible task. While stepped hulls are often painted as unpredictable and difficult to handle, there are in fact many advantages to this hull shape, as we explain in this blog.

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Suzuki’s Innovative Micro-Plastic Collecting Device Tackles Plastic Pollution

Suzuki Micro Plastic Collecting Device

When referring to propeller issues and problems with boat performance, many people use the terms ‘cavitation’ and ‘ventilation’ interchangeably, and often incorrectly. As industry-leaders in boat training and boat charter, the team at Ocean Sports are often asked for advice on these issues. Below, we explain the difference between the two terms, how the damage is caused, and how to fix it.

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Cavitation vs Ventilation

Cavitation vs Ventilation

When referring to propeller issues and problems with boat performance, many people use the terms ‘cavitation’ and ‘ventilation’ interchangeably, and often incorrectly. As industry-leaders in boat training and boat charter, the team at Ocean Sports are often asked for advice on these issues. Below, we explain the difference between the two terms, how the damage is caused, and how to fix it.

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Celebrating Our Newly Certified Students

Since our reopening on 4th July, Ocean Sports has been lucky enough to train over 150 new and returning boating enthusiasts, giving them the tools that they needed to gain their RYA certifications.

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