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Reasons to Avoid the Last Minute Boat Booking

Don’t be tricked that the last minute boat booking holiday is cheaper. Here are the main reasons why you should avoid the last minute boat booking. Use our tips below to save your money and have boating holiday of your lifetime. Despite the fact that a small percentage of last minute yacht charters are available simply due to cancellations, these…

Alex Thomson, has Unveiled yet Another Death-defying Stunt

Alex Thomson prepares himself for the Vendée Globe and it has become a tradition to have a big stunt. Last year it was the mast walk. His latest stunt involves Thomson, on a kiteboard, chasing his IMOCA open 60 HUGO BOSS boat upwind and attaching himself via a rope to the top of the boat’s mast. Just so you know,…

Documents You Need to Hire a Boat

If you’ve decided that a sailing holiday is the only way to go when it comes to experiencing a getaway truly unlike any other you’ve headed out on before, now comes all the little details of making sure you are all set for your trip! Besides packing and figuring out what you are going to wear on board, you will…

Budget Boating Holiday Tips

When it comes to planning out your upcoming yachting holiday, one of the biggest issues that tends to be brought up is with the financial side of things. Many of us want to find the best deals out there and snatch them up as soon as possible, and with the yachting world, last minute deals and budget yacht charters sometimes…

10 Solutions to Combat Seasickness

You’ve booked your dream getaway…a sailing holiday where you will spend your days relaxing on the deck, soaking up the sun, island-hopping to wherever your heart desires, and exploring new lands you never even knew existed. Everything is going just as you had dreamed, up until the dreaded fear of seasickness takes over and you find yourself far from having…

Born to Sail: Brigita Dirziute

Born to sail is a range of interviews with people who love boating and sailing. You will discover her first sailing experience and favorite sailing destination. I interviewed Brigita Dirziute to find out about her experience on board. Please introduce yourself. My name is Brigita, and a few weeks ago I joined Tubber’s marketing team. How would I describe my ideal…

Born to Sail: Benjamin Bergsma

Born to sail is a range of interviews with people who love boating and sailing. You will discover about their first experience on the boat, favorite sailing  locations, tips and suggestions. In this interview, Benjamin Bergsma tells us what he loves about sailing. Please introduce yourself. My name is Benjamin. A few weeks ago I started to work as a…

Azores: 2 Weeks Sailing Trip

Sailing around the Azores has so much to offer. We did all work for. Here is an itinerary for 2 weeks sailing holiday between the central & western group of islands. Just copy and paste to your agenda, pack your suitcase, book a boat and take photos to remember the holiday of your lifetime. Day 1: Sail to Flores Island, 138 miles…

Girls for Sail

Many of us think that sailing is only for men with lots of money. Girls for Sail entered the sailing industry to teach women to become good sailing partners. I contacted Karen from Girls for Sail to learn more about their concept, sail training and reasons why women should try sailing. Here is what I found out: What do you…

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