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  • Sir Robin Knox-Johnson backs campaign to change UK Brexit 90-day visa rule February 25, 2021
    The Cruising Association is campaigning for sailors to be given a 180-day cruising visa for EU countries, rather than being limited to just 90 days in 180, decided as part of the UK Brexit dealSir Robin Knox-Johnston, who backed remaining in the EU, believes the future of Britain’s cruising sailors is threatened by the Schengen […]
    Katy Stickland
  • Cruising after Brexit and sailing in Europe February 25, 2021
    As Brexit regulations take shape, much could change about keeping a boat in Europe. Lu and Rod Heikell look at consequences for sailors looking to go cruising after Brexit If you are accustomed to spending a few months of the year in the Mediterranean, or anywhere in Europe, you could find your cruising significantly curtailed […]
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  • Celestial navigation: understanding the night sky February 24, 2021
    You don't need complicated maths or even a sextant to enjoy the night sky and use it for navigation, says William ThomsonCelestial navigation is easier than you think. Credit: Alamy You don't need complicated maths or even a sextant to enjoy the night sky and use it for navigation, says William Thomson The post Celestial […]
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  • First electric boat circumnavigation on hold February 23, 2021
    Jimmy Cornell has abandoned his Elcano Challenge – a quest to retrace the world’s first circumnavigation in a fully electric boat – for now.Jimmy Cornell at the helm. CREDIT: GILLES FOUCRAS Jimmy Cornell has abandoned his Elcano Challenge – a quest to retrace the world’s first circumnavigation in a fully electric boat – for now. […]
    Laura Hodgetts
  • What is the blue and yellow light ahead? February 22, 2021
    Would you know what blue and yellow flashing lights meant while night sailing? James Stevens answers your questions of seamanshipWhat do blue and yellow flashing lights ahead mean? Credit: Colin Work Would you know what blue and yellow flashing lights meant while night sailing? James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship The post What is […]
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  • Challenge to Brexit deal immigration rule February 18, 2021
    The Brexit deal only allows UK sailors to cruise the EU for 90 days in every 180-day period. Pilot book author Gordon Knight is now campaigning for visa reciprocation UK sailors cruising EU countries like Greece can only remain for 90 days in 180 days The Brexit deal only allows UK sailors to cruise the […]
    Katy Stickland
  • How to navigate using waves February 18, 2021
    Developing a thorough understanding of what the waves are telling you can provide you with a 'sixth sense' when it comes to navigation, says Dag PikePaying attention to the waves helps build your situational awareness to back up what the plotter is telling you. Credit: Richard Langdon/Ocean Images Developing a thorough understanding of what the […]
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  • Drake’s Pool, Crosshaven: an Irish gem February 16, 2021
    Jonty Pearce finds complete shelter in this historic and tranquil Irish anchorage close to Cork HarbourYou can find depths of four metres in the pool, although it does shoal. Credit: Alamy Jonty Pearce finds complete shelter in this historic and tranquil Irish anchorage close to Cork Harbour The post Drake’s Pool, Crosshaven: an Irish gem […]
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  • 25 Cruising Heroes for the 21st century February 14, 2021
    Katy Stickland chooses 25 modern cruising sailors who have inspired others to throw off the bowlines and explore by sailLike many of us, Thom D’Arcy dreamed of sailing over the horizon. He has now completed a circumnavigation of the world aboard his Vancouver 28. Credit: Thom D'Arcy Katy Stickland chooses 25 modern cruising sailors who […]
    Katy Stickland
  • Pip Hare: first British skipper to finish the 2020 Vendée Globe February 12, 2021
    British solo skipper Pip Hare crossed the 2020 Vendée Globe finish line at just before 0100 on 12 February, fulfilling her long held dreamPip Hare finished the race in 95d 11h 37m 30s. Credit: Yvan Zedda/Alea British solo skipper Pip Hare crossed the 2020 Vendée Globe finish line at just before 0100 on 12 February, […]
    Katy Stickland