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10 Ways to Make Autumn Sailing More Enjoyable

10 Ways to Make Autumn Sailing More Enjoyable

While the nights are drawing in, thoughts tend to turn towards hauling our boats out for the winter.But if you hang fire, you can enjoy some cracking boating in places which are completely overrun in…

Why Narrowboating is the BEST Way to see Britain

Why Narrowboating is the BEST Way to see Britain

You can travel the country by plane, train, car, bike or caravan – but none compare to seeing the UK by narrowboat. There are over 2,000 miles of navigable inland waterways to choose from, all with…

What to Pack for a Weekend Sail

What to Pack for a Weekend Sail

Wherever you’re sailing this weekend, we’ve got the ultimate packing checklist. Throw everything in a grab bag and get yourself out on the water! Soft grab bagFirst, make sure your bag is collapsible…

How to Choose a Good Anchorage

How to Choose a Good Anchorage

Spending the night at anchor is a great way to get away from the crowds and enjoy the solitude and self-sufficiency that anchoring can bring. It is important to choose the right anchorage, however –…

8 Reasons Why You Should Buy A Jet Ski

8 Reasons Why You Should Buy A Jet Ski

Still on the fence about making that final purchase? Owning a Jet Ski comes with a whole host of benefits. Here are a few reasons why you should get one. What are you waiting for?1. FUN FOR ALLWhether…

How to Tailor your Boat Insurance for the Perfect Fit

How to Tailor your Boat Insurance for the Perfect Fit

Most people don’t give their boat insurance a second thought once they’ve paid the premium each year – but it can really be worth tailoring the cover for the perfect fit. This has two benefits – not…

Drinking and Boating: Why you shouldn't do it

Drinking and Boating: Why you shouldn't do it

Most of us go boating to escape the pressures of life on land and enjoy the freedom that it brings. And though it might be tempting to enjoy a relaxing alcoholic drink while on board, you should be…

9 Tips for Being Eco-friendly on a Canal Boat

9 Tips for Being Eco-friendly on a Canal Boat

Living in such close proximity to nature subconsciously prompts you to be more respectful of the environment. So, it’s little wonder residents of canal boats leave a far smaller carbon footprint than…