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Sailing in Sussex – Storing Yachting Equipment Locally

Sailing in Sussex - Equipment Storage

Over the last winter season, I needed a safe place for storing yachting equipment locally in Sussex. After looking around for a reliable and affordable storage company, I discovered Wynnes Removals & Storage, a company that specialises in providing local storage facilities for business, commercial and personal use. Wynnes is located on the south coast of the UK, just 20 minutes from Brighton.

I was impressed with their response to all my initial enquiries. They displayed a high level of professionalism. Continue reading

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Day Skipper Sailing Tuition – Part 3

One of the many things we are going to be teaching you is how to sail a triangular course. If you can send a triangular course. You can sail all points of sailing. The first point, close hold, close hold is always close to the wind as I pointed out the wind is coming from over there, we want to sail as close to that as we .

We have our sail pulled in tight, everything waist in nice and tight. And you bring the boat up on the wind, until that jib just start to lift, you start getting the wind around the back. And you get a bubble, take a left and lean a little bit more. Continue reading

Day Skipper Sailing Tuition – Part 2

What are we going to learn in part 2? We’re going to take our mooring lines our walks off the with a half turn and make them fast back on the boat. We’re going to set them to slip we’re going to set them to slip Elizabeth. If you’d like to take off the Oxo from their past that back up to me on the and we’ll make it fast up there.

Don’t forget when we leave we all leave together. Everybody is on the boat at the same time. There’s none of this pushing the boat off from the pontoon. We’re all on the boat we release our morning walks from the boat. Continue reading

Day Skipper Sailing Tuition – Part 1

Ahoy! Welcome to our short guide for day skipper sailing. In this 3 part series we will teach you about navigation, your chart work, rules of the road, boat handling, all the things you’re going to need so that when you step up to the mark. And you’re behind the wheel of one of the great boats you will be skippering – not only do you understand how it all works, but you feel confident in doing it.

Let’s take a look onboard, one of the key things you’ll notice. When you become a day skipper is that dreaded word, responsibility. You’re going to be responsible not only for forty one foot of yacht, but for the safety of your crew and of course yourself. With responsibility, you need to be aware of how the system on a boat works. A boat is one of the last places, thankfully not run by a committee.

On board here, Skipper is King. But the king needs a good crew. And the interface between the skipper and the crew is paramount to a boat working properly. Continue reading

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Silent Wings at the Antigua Charter Yacht Show!

Sailing BuySkyline as of late appreciated the 53rd Antigua Charter Yacht Show at Falmouth & English Harbors, Antigua – from  5 –  10 December 2014.  Featuring 100 enrolled yachts, there was a wide choice of dazzling sailboats and monohull sail watercrafts extending in size from 50 feet and up, all in the notable Dockyard at English Harbor.

Guests to the show additionally got the opportunity to see super yachts seen on the sailing buy website, both power and sail, which was extraordinary fun! Continue reading