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Falling overboard a ship is among the most life-threatening things that can happen while sailing. Thus, it is necessary to avoid such accidents from occurring and to be prepared if they do. As a skipper, you need to take all safety precautions to minimise the risks of MOB situations from happening. And as a crew member, you should be aware of the risks and avoid putting yourself at dangerous situations or making unnecessary risks. Here are some on-deck safety tips to prevent MOB situations.

Published on the 16 Dec 2013 at 09:27

Sailing exposes our bodies to an unusual environment that we are not used to. The sun's powerful UV rays reflect off the water's surface which can damage our skin if we don't protect it properly. The temperatures rise and fall a lot faster than they do on land, which can confuse our bodies especially when you are also exposed to cold salty sea water for a long period of time!

Published on the 27 Nov 2013 at 08:53

Sailing is not an activity that people do on a regular basis unless they have a job there. If you are one of those people who have to handle the management at the docks, then you may travel a few times to the docks where the ship is sailing to in order to make sure that it reaches there safely.

Published on the 25 Nov 2013 at 10:23

Sailing is one of the most famous vacation activities today for a lot of good different reasons. Imagine the cool breeze kissing your skin and the sound of gentle lapping waves calming your mind and body. Here are more reasons why you should go sailing on your next holiday vacation.

Published on the 17 Oct 2013 at 10:53

Finding the right yacht charter for your sailing vacation can be overwhelming given the multitude of choices available. Asking your charter broker for advice is your best option, but below are some tips.

Published on the 14 Oct 2013 at 09:23

Boats powered by electric motors are increasingly becoming popular among majority of the people. Many families love to sail in boats during the summer. Eco-friendly sailing, cost-effective option, and noiseless sailing are some of the important advantages of pursuing a water journey through a boat that runs on an electric motor.

Published on the 25 Sep 2013 at 09:31

You have decided to charter a yacht in Greece? Find out more about the capital of the "cradle of civilizations" - Athens and visit the most beautiful historical places while sailing. Learn about the historical importance of the particular sites and their description.

Published on the 20 Sep 2013 at 08:59

If you are planning a great ocean adventure with your family and friends, you can choose to be your own captain or charter a yacht that comes with its own crew. A bareboat charter lets you experience the fun and joy of being the captain on-board. For you to charter a bareboat you need to have at least some basic sailing skills. But for those who are ready for a great bareboating adventure here are some things to consider to make your trip more memorable.

Published on the 09 Aug 2013 at 12:02

This article will give you some advice about how to prepare to live aboard a boat with your children. It discusses several aspects including preparing your child emotionally, ways to get them to embrace the new lifestyle and some pointers on home schooling your children.

Published on the 05 Aug 2013 at 14:36

Everyone looks forward to a vacation so that they can break away from the monotonous and tiring daily grind. However, the idea of vacation differs from person to person. While some are happy to go visit their loved ones, others take time out to travel to new and exotic places.

Published on the 15 Jul 2013 at 11:54

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