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9 Tips For Buying Your First Sailing Dinghy

9 Tips For Buying Your First Sailing Dinghy

Buying a sailing dinghy is a big investment, so you want to make sure you get it right. There are many sailing dinghies out there, all with different characteristics, levels of condition and price…

The Best Places In The UK For Inland Dinghy Sailing

The Best Places In The UK For Inland Dinghy Sailing

Dinghy sailing isn’t all about open seas – rivers, lakes and reservoirs are all fantastic places to sail. What’s more, when it comes to inland sailing dinghy locations, the UK rivals anywhere in…

What Are The Different Types Of Sailing Dinghy?

What Are The Different Types Of Sailing Dinghy?

The term ‘dinghy’ originates from East India and originally referred to a rowing boat that was used on India’s rivers. Today, a dinghy has come to more generally mean a small open sailing boat that’s…

7 Clever and Creative Narrowboat Storage Solutions

7 Clever and Creative Narrowboat Storage Solutions

Narrowboats are famed for being picturesque and quintessentially British, but there is one fact that cannot be denied – there isn’t much room for storage! This means that unless you’re lucky enough to…

What is a Mirror Dinghy? Sailing for beginners

What is a Mirror Dinghy? Sailing for beginners

For over 55 years the mirror dinghy has made sailing accessible to the masses by hailing itself as the ‘affordable boat’. The boat was named after the Daily Mirror (hence the red sails), who…

Why You Need Kayak Insurance

Why You Need Kayak Insurance

Kayak insurance is essential to navigating the risks that come with being on the water. We look at the main reasons all kayakers need specialist cover.…

How to Plan the Perfect Narrowboat Cruise

How to Plan the Perfect Narrowboat Cruise

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

6 Different Types Of Kayak

6 Different Types Of Kayak

Regardless of whether you are a beginner or seasoned kayaker, there is a wide range of kayak types available.…

Laser Dinghy Training Guide To Take Your Sailing Further

Laser Dinghy Training Guide To Take Your Sailing Further

As with most sports, there are several ways you can physically prepare for taking competitive laser sailing to another level. Here are a few tips to help you stay sailing and give you a fighting…