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Sailing Gifts For Sailors: The Ultimate List

The ultimate sailing gifts for sailors. If you’re looking for the perfect sailing gift for a special someone then look no further. We’ve organised these sailing gifts into three categories-practical sailing gifts for those that love useful presents, tech sailing gifts for the tech savvy and luxury sailing gifts that are little more fun and a bit different. Hopefully this will help you find the perfect present!

Saving water on a sailboat

Saving water on a sailboat is not something I ever really thought about until I started to live on one. I am ashamed to admit that I have never been the worlds biggest eco-warrior. Sure, I dutifully did my recycling, I took my canvas bags to the supermarket and drove my small car only when I had to (ok, ok, the last one is simply because I couldn’t afford a… Read More »Saving water on a sailboat

How much does it really cost to live on board a sailboat?

How much does it cost to live on board a sailboat? The question we needed the answer to beyond any other question was how much does it REALLY cost to live on a sailboat. We scoured the internet for clues and got figures ranging from £500 a month to £2000-surely something had to wrong with one of those figures! We decided that if some people could manage on an extremely… Read More »How much does it really cost to live on board a sailboat?

anchoring for idiots

Anchoring For Idiots (By Two Idiots)

The ultimate guide to anchoring for idiots, written by two sailing idiots. We’ve got details of some of the most popular anchoring techniques and some funny anchoring mishaps.

Sailing in Argostoli, Kephalonia: A cruisers guide

Sailing to bustling Argostóli (Αργοστόλι), Kefalonia’s main harbour and a port of entry to Greece, was a little intimidating to us newbie sailors. So we decided to share what we had learnt in the hopes of making someone elses journey a little easier! Sadly much of Argostoli was destroyed by the 1953 earthquake and has since been re-built in a rather modern and characterless fashion. It is, however, smart looking and… Read More »Sailing in Argostoli, Kephalonia: A cruisers guide

getting the internet at sea when sailing

How To Get The Internet At Sea When Sailing

We explore the different ways you can internet at sea when sailing. Living on a sailboat doesn’t mean you have to be cut off from the internet. We have found many different ways to get the internet while living on a sailboat because it’s so important for us to be able to keep working. Find out what would work best for you in our extensive guide.