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why you should watch fireworks from a boat
22nd October, 2018

A unique way to see the display

Bonfire night is one of those dates that tends to creep up on you. It falls when we’re beginning to transition into UK Winter, just after Halloween and before Christmas - arguably two of the most widely celebrated holidays in the UK. As a result many of us can be last

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Why boating is good for mental health
10th October, 2018

Why spending time at sea is good for your soul

10th October is World Mental Health Day and the aim of this international day is to get people thinking and talking about mental health. Around 25% of people experience mental health problems each year in the UK...and that’s a lot! Mental health problems can affect

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hire a skipper
03rd October, 2018

The perfect shipmate: skippered yacht chart holidays

Reasons for and against hiring a skipper Once boat type and location are decided, your next decision is whether to remain docked and sleep aboard only, sail independently or hire a skipper. A ‘skippered charter’ refers to a boat that’s hired with a qualified sailor

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Dog friendly holidays
01st October, 2018

Should you take your dog boating

Companionship, comedy, loyalty and protection - there’s a reason that dogs are known as ‘man’s best friend’. But with dog ownership comes commitment and responsibility. Take going on holiday for instance. Once you’ve welcomed a canine into your clan, you can’t

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Winter sun on a beach
27th September, 2018

Top 10 destinations for Winter sun

The turning of the UK seasons brings changes in landscapes, food and clothes for us to enjoy. And the transition to the joys of the festive period are a nice prospects once Summer has passed. Bringing out thicker coats and boots...getting excited for Sunday roasts and

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Southampton Boat Show
12th September, 2018

Southampton Boat Show Exhibitors 

Borrow a Boat at Southampton Boat Show Southampton Boat Show is the biggest and most popular boat show in the entire UK. So, naturally we’re very excited to be sharing our hopes and dreams with the public there again this year. Since our public launch at the London Boat

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France sailing guide
28th August, 2018

Bon voyage! A guide to boating in France

Pros Cons A variety of areas to choose from Gets pretty chilly up on the north coast Easy to access The Riviera can be expensive (especially in F1 season)  The weather off the Mediterranean coast is

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23rd August, 2018

Getting into boating: A how-to guide for first timers

So, you’ve been thinking about getting out onto the water? We’ve all been there at some point, the call of the ocean is hard to resist…Humanity has been sailing for thousands of years, so whether brought about by natural instinct, a great story from a friend or one of

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