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Sailing Dubrovnik

Sailing Dubrovnik is an idyllic way to spend your next holiday. Dubrovnik is one of Croatia’s most treasured cities, located in southern Dalmatia, which offers sights of its medieval walls and beautiful coastline. Read further on to learn more about what Dubrovnik has to offer and how to make the best out of your sailing holiday.  Dubrovnik’s medieval walls and…

Top 10 King’s Day Survival Tips

As a non-dutch, I can tell you that King’s Day is the 8th wonder of the world. Seriously, I have lived in 3 different continents, I have visited a numerous countries but there is nothing even remotely similar to how Duchies party on the King’s Day/Night.  At first, I thought, that I will never go with the full orange look,…

The 10 Best Party Islands in the world You Need to Visit

Although for most people, any and all types of parties are fun, there is something to truly be said about those certain parties across the globe that have you surrounded by not only great music and great crowds but also tropical weather, stunning beaches, and glamorous sailing yachts. If that sounds like your kind of party, you are going to…

Galicia: A New Sailing Paradise

Sailing in Galicia in the Rías Baixas within the estuaries make a unique Sailing Holiday in Spain. The Rías Baixas offers hundreds of beaches, marinas, and a handful of fishing villages. Enjoy Baiona, Barra beach, Aldán estuary, Combarro, Arousa island, Xidoiro island, and the beaches of Cabio. National Park A must see is the Galician Atlantic Islands National Park. The park…

How To Sail With Pets

Leaving for vacation can be difficult and stressful when you have to leave your four-legged friend behind. With these tips, you won’t have to leave your pet behind for your sailing holiday. Tubber has put together everything you need to know about sailing with pets, making it possible and fun! Image Source @ Olchick Marks-Goloenko/Flickr Before you leave Travel regulations…

Lycian Coast Sailing Itinerary

Come sail through Turkey’s beautiful Lycian Coast. Its clear, blue waters give the coast its nickname, “The Turquoise Coast.” Tubber has created a sailing itinerary for your next holiday to the land where the East meets the West. Day 1 Arrivals in Fethiye- explore the idyllic old town with shops and a seaside restaurant. Hike up the rock tombs while you’re here, viewing…

The UK’s Top 12 Harbours

Here’s Tubber’s list of the top 12 harbours, anchorages, and marinas to visit during your sailing holiday to the UK. 1). Tobermory Located on the West Coast of Scotland, Tobermory is by far one of the prettiest towns. The harbour was well-known even before the town was built. Legend has it a Spanish Armada ship carrying gold bullion sank in…

10 Must-Read Books About Sailing

This list isn’t a “top ten” for books about sailing, it’s simply a list of great sailing books. Offering both fiction and non-fiction, these books will leave you planning your own sailing trip. If you feel that we have left off a fantastic book in our list, please share your favourites in the comments below. The Old Man and the…

The Ultimate Guide to Sailing Etiquette

Common sense can be a safe method to follow, however, there are some unwritten rules you’ll need to know before setting off to your destination. Most sailors know the rules surrounding sailing etiquette creates smooth sailing. If you’ve never gone on a sailing holiday before, have no fear because Tubber has you covered. Before Departure When packing for your vacation,…

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