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how to start a life at sea

How To Start A Life At Sea

How to start a life at sea – the ultimate guide for anyone hoping to ‘jump ship’ ‘We’re going to put a tack in’, Adam calls from the helm. I jump to the genoa sheet, winch in hand, and prepare to put in the manoeuver that will get us back on course. As the compass swings round and the sails start to luff, I winch in hard and the boat… Read More »How To Start A Life At Sea

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Koroni In The Peloponnese: Greece Highlights

Mooring up in Koroni in the Peloponnese was a delightful surprise. The still, protected waters of the harbour reflected the hazy orange sunset and the seaside restaurants played soothing music to accompany the quiet chatter from the diners. We fell instantly in love with Koroni in the Peloponnese, and it quickly made our list of Greek towns to return to on our travels. If you’re looking for a mixture of… Read More »Koroni In The Peloponnese: Greece Highlights

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What To Wear Sailing: The Ultimate Guide

We’ve put together a complete guide on what to wear sailing. Whether you’re planning a little day trip or a proper sailing adventure, we’ve found the best sailing clothes for you and put it together in this handy guide.

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Sailing Stories

This post contains affiliate links for products we recommend Sailing Stories From Around The World Facebook Instagram Youtube Twitter Pinterest Our top pick of sailing stories from around the world.  Sometimes the next best thing to being on a sailboat, is reading about other peoples adventures in them.  Before we set off to create our very own sailing adventure, we spent hours scouring peoples sailing stories on the internet, reading… Read More »Sailing Stories

The Before And After Photo

Before and after photos are the in thing right now. Everyone loves to see that quick fix, the imperfect ‘before’ photo next to the shiny, new, ‘after’ version. It’s so satisfying to see the stark comparison, it makes change seem ever so easy and achievable, and more importantly it shows everyone just how far we’ve come. When we visited Adam’s old boat moored up safely in Shepperton marina, we got… Read More »The Before And After Photo

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Today I Feel Brave

This is a title I wrote a while ago, when I was feeling strong. This title was written on a day when I felt like there was no problem too big and nothing I couldn’t overcome. I have lots of days like that. Days when I am confident, self assured and happy. On these days I feel like the me I think I am, and the me I want other… Read More »Today I Feel Brave

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The Best Boat Speakers For Sailing

We’ve reviewed the best portable speakers for travel and sailing so you don’t have to! All the important features have been considered, such as how rugged they are, how light they are and how portable. As well, of course, as the all important sound quality and usability.

Top Of The Flops: The Biggest Fails Of 2019

This seasons ultimate fails. We have met two types of sailors. Ones that say they know everything, and ones that will admit they don’t. We refuse to become one of those sailors that pretends to know everything, and never learns. It’s one of our biggest complaints with sailing-these forums where people pick apart what people have done before something goes horribly wrong. How can you possibly know what you would… Read More »Top Of The Flops: The Biggest Fails Of 2019