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Perfect Pilot Books

If you’re sat at home dreaming of your next cruise, we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 books to help you with your planning, preparation, or maybe just to give you some inspiration. Pilot books give us a huge amount of inspiration, and as many of us have a bit of time on our hands at present, here’s a few that may set your imagination going…

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Caring for your Folding Bike

Many of us have folding bikes either on our boats or at home. All bikes need maintenance to provide trouble free service, and folding bikes are no different. In fact due to many of them spending time in a marine environment there are even a few extra steps we might need to consider when giving them a routine service…

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Top 5 Books for Self Isolating...

Looking for some reading inspiration while self isolating? Here’s our top 5 books to take your mind off things…

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Top Tips for Buying an Electric Folding Bike.

Folding electric bikes (e-bikes) have been a revelation within the sailing community in the last year or so. It’s now becoming almost a common sight around marinas to see people silently wizzing around with rucksacks full of provisions. But what should we be looking at when choosing an electric bike, and in particular a folding style…

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A Boaters Guide to Self Isolation

While we’re stuck at home, what can we be doing to get ready for some time on the water? We also sell a great range of marine clothing that’s just as at home going for your daily walk or bike ride. Here’s our top 5 items for getting through self isolations. 

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5 Boat projects you may be able to do at home…

As many of us have restricted access to our boats at the moment, what projects can we already have waiting for us at home? Here’s a short list of ideas based on things that you may not need to actually go and fetch from your boat...

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Top 12 Essentials for Cowes Week

Cowes Week is a key part of the British sporting summer with a great mix of competitive sailing and social activities. Staging up to 40 daily races for around 1,000 boats, it is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world. If you are interested in watching the racing or enjoying the festival atmosphere, there are loads of things to see and do. If you're competing, here's our  top 12 Racing Essentials for Cowes -  no boat should be without them...

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Guide to Seasickness

Seasickness is primarily a form of motion sickness, generally attributed to spending time on a craft on the water. But what causes it? And more importantly, what can we do to prevent it?

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