May 12th, 2015
Sailors flock to Sicily year round for world-class sailing experiences. They often begin on the northern coast of Sicily, near Calabria and down to the Aeolian Islands. Palermo, Sant’Agata, Porto Rosa and Milazzo are also nice places to begin. Once you’ve done the northern half of the island, it is crucial to head south to Catania!
Catania has some of the most beautiful coast on the island and is located at the foot of Mount Etna, which is the biggest volcano (and it’s still active!) in Europe. If you want a guided sailing tour in Catania, Sicily Sailing Experience is the company to go with. It is located in Catania on Via Beato Cardinale Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet 2 and serves Catania and the surrounding waters.
April 19th, 2015
Planning about starting the Sailing and the Yachting as well as Sailing in the Sunset? So, just read on! You may possibly like several people, you will also prefer to sail, however do not just know initial thing regarding sailing & also where to begin. The entire world of sailing is full with various terminology as well as jargon so when you are also planning about taking the sailing and yachting as the sport & even as the weekend hobby along with family it is also a wise lesson to learn just some key terms prior that you become started.
Moreover, you will also have the inkling for what does everyone at sailing club and sailing school are all about & certainly it will even help to always speed the training by just not being completely overwhelmed through this all. Hence, if you do not even know that bow from the stern & also your port all through the starboard following mentioned list would also point in the correct & appropriate direction:
March 25th, 2015
The passionate sailor will constantly look for, and keep up with innovations in the fields of marine gadgets that will improve the overall performance of their vessels. It is no different to the larger crowd of automotive enthusiasts – it is good to inform oneself about the new, useful, and marked with high-performance. Even the best boats deserve upgrades.
Passionate boaters will immediately steer this conversation into talk about handheld GPSs. There are different variants, depending on your needs, but it is suffice to say that the position of your boat is essential to determine where you are, and any GPS is better than none. And yet, there are devices that don’t make the cut – mobile phone GPSs. Android or Apple, mobile apps are problematic on the seven seas, simply because the signal changes according to where you are, and the performance of this GPS is easily affected by the slightest tremors – of which there are many on a boat. A handheld GPS performs in a different manner, and is significantly more reliable, especially those specially designed for sailing.
February 27th, 2015
You need the Yachtmaster Offshore for Commercial Endorsement. It will permit you for skipping the yacht till 200gt. The commercially endorsed ticket of Coastal Skippers will also get you some jobs, possibly with the yacht charter that is Med based or the company of sailing activities or also as the mate on delivery however Yachtmaster opens several doors.
Now, you must me thinking about the Yachtmaster qualification, it is important to know that with effect from 01st January 2010 RYA/MCA certificate of Coastal Skipper for Competence now will be popularly known to be RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Certificate for Coastal Competence. So, the key qualification for Yatchmaster is to qualify this certificate.