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What clothing is recommended for yachting?

What clothing is recommended for yachting?

When yachting, it's important to wear clothing that is comfortable, durable, and appropriate for the weather conditions. Here are a few clothing items that are recommended for yachting: Waterproof jacket and pants: A waterproof jacket and pants will keep you dry in...

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What should I look out for when buying a second hand yacht?

What should I look out for when buying a second hand yacht?

When buying a second-hand yacht, it's important to take the time to carefully inspect the vessel to ensure that you are getting a good deal. Here are some things to look out for when buying a second-hand yacht: The Hull Inspect the hull for any signs of damage, such...

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What is Yachting?

What is Yachting?

What is Yachting? Understand the basics Yachting, also known as recreational boating, is a popular pastime for many people around the world. Whether you are an experienced sailor or a first-time boater, the thrill of being out on the open water is undeniable.  ...

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What should I look out for in a yacht insurance policy?

What should I look out for in a yacht insurance policy?

When purchasing a yacht insurance policy, there are several key factors to consider to ensure that you are adequately covered. Some of the key things to look out for in a yacht insurance policy include:     Coverage for damage to the yacht Make sure the...

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What are some developing trends in the yachting industry?

What are some developing trends in the yachting industry?

The yachting industry is constantly evolving, with new trends and developments emerging in response to changes in consumer preferences and advances in technology. Some of the key trends currently shaping the industry include: Electric and hybrid propulsion With...

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What Safety precautions should I take before going sailing?

What Safety precautions should I take before going sailing?

Before going sailing, it is important to take certain safety precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Some of the key safety precautions include: Check the weather forecast Make sure to check the weather forecast before setting out and be aware of any...

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The effects of Russian Sanctions on the yachting industry

The effects of Russian Sanctions on the yachting industry

How could the Russian sanctions effect you? The matter of fact is that no one truly knows what the knock-on effect of the Russian sanctions are to the yachting industry. It’s easy to think that Russian owned superyachts not being able to cruise certain waters of the...

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Ready for Summer?

Ready for Summer?

Is your yacht prepared for the summer? It seems as if there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Lockdowns in most countries are a distant past, and the summer season is ahead of us for what’s shaping up to be a busy time on the waterways. Does this not raise the...

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Ship Shipping Ship’s; Yacht Transportation 101

Ship Shipping Ship’s; Yacht Transportation 101

Ship Shipping Ship’s; Yacht Transportation 101 Why ship your yacht instead of sailing her?   Many people think that a ship shipping ship is just a tongue twister, but in reality putting your boat on a ship or truck can be more effective than you might think. In...

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Top 10 provisions to always have on board

Top 10 provisions to always have on board

Here’s the top provisions we have hand-picked to make our top 10 list of making yachting more enjoyable for you, your family and friends. We’ll start with the obvious one, your wine and drinks accessories. There’s seldom worse circumstances when you’ve gotten to your...

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Killer whale attacks reported

Killer whale attacks reported

Killer whale attacks off Spanish and Portuguese coast There have been numerous reports of killer whales damaging yachts off the coast of Portugal and Spain in recent months. News reports dating back as early as July 2020 have recorded an increase in attacks with...

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How to shop around for the best Yacht Insurance

How to shop around for the best Yacht Insurance

Our guide to making yacht insurance easy When it comes to finding your first insurance policy for your new yacht, or for that matter at any subsequent insurance renewal, you’ll probably think how you can reduce your premium and still get the same level of cover from...

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The right antifouling – what you need to know

The right antifouling – what you need to know

Have you ever looked at the bottom of your boat and wondered if you have the correct underwater coating? A recent poll suggested 72 percent of boat owners do not know the best antifoul or underwater coatings for their boats, and have either purchased the cheapest...

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Top 7 destinations in the Solent for Yacht Owners

Top 7 destinations in the Solent for Yacht Owners

With UK Lockdown restrictions easing, we look at the top Solent destinations for you and your yacht this summer. Newtown Creek, Isle of Wight. This river inlet is an absolute gem for small yacht and motor boat owners alike. The quiet backwater is part of the national...

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UK Yachts left in turmoil following new Visa Rules

UK Yachts left in turmoil following new Visa Rules

It’s no surprise that EU and UK relations are constantly being tested, however the impact of specific agreements has not hit as close to home as the new rules surrounding visa’s for visiting yachtsmen and yachtswomen. In stark contrast to most other rules agreed...

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