22 Mar 2019

A breath of fresh air

London is arguably one of the most exciting and vibrant places to be in the UK. For many, there is almost no better place to be, with so much to do and even more to see. However, there are some things that ‘The Big Smoke’ cannot offer. At the top of the list for us...
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15 Mar 2019

What causes stormy British winters?

At this time of year, we tend to experience howling gales and driving rain, often given obscure names like Storm Gareth which has been wreaking havoc across the UK over the last few days. This is also the third storm to be named this year in the British Isles. But what causes this type of...
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1 Mar 2019

RYA Theory Courses for a Rainy Day

After a few days of glorious sunshine, the weather has returned to what we usually associate with this time of year. It’s cold, grey and really quite damp! Some of the hardier amongst us will push on and get out on the water regardless. But many will prefer to opt for the comfort of indoors....
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22 Feb 2019

Getting set for summer!

As the days are growing longer and the temperature is starting to climb, we’re already looking forward to the summer! In our opinion, there is nothing better than spending the holidays out on the water with family and friends. And what better way to prepare for this than our Powerboat Level 2 Course in Southampton....
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5 Feb 2019


VHF? SRC? DSC? What’s up with all the three-letter acronyms when it comes to marine communications? If you’re a newcomer to sailing and you’re struggling to get you head around it all, we’ve put together a quick introduction to the world of marine radio – and what you’ll need to start broadcasting on the open...
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14 Nov 2018

What do I need for a career at sea?

If you’ve been boating as a hobby for a while, you’ll know the satisfaction that comes from adventuring across the waves and honing your craft as a sailor. But what if you want to turn your passion into a full-time career? There’s plenty of working opportunities across the marine industry – but if you’re a...
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17 Sep 2018

No time for to learn? Here’s what you can do in a weekend

One thing we hear from our clients all the time is ‘I wish I had time to learn, how can I fit in the time for a powerboat course?’ When you are juggling work and family commitments, the idea of devoting time to a boating course or learning can seem out of reach. The same...
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22 Aug 2018

Why the Sea Survival Course can be a lifesaver

The name may sound like a budget action thriller, but Sea Survival is often a key first step for budding recreational and professional boaters alike; protecting you and the rest of your crew in an emergency. But what does the Sea Survival course actually contain – and why is it so important? What is the...
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27 Jul 2018

New to boating? Here’s where to start.

There’s lots of reasons why our customers want to give boating a try. Some like the idea of adopting boating as a fun weekend activity for their families. Some want to develop their skills and qualifications for a future career at sea. Some fancy the idea of hiring a boat in the Med for a...
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