Whether you’re visiting a marina to top-up with water, get fuel or pick someone up at the airport there are several other tasks that are better suited to complete in a marina enjoinment. To make the most of your marina stay, use this helpful marina checklist listed below. But before doing so, watch the video I
The boat briefing checklist is a comprehensive list set out to help you or your skipper introduce your boat to guests and crew. This checklist comes from my book entitled, ‘Checklists for Sailors – Passage Planning, Sailboat Maintenance, Cleaning, Medical and More. Making it easier to enjoy sailing your sailboat.’ To get more information on
At first I thought it was only me that baulked at the idea of having to make a VHF radio broadcast and understanding VHF radio etiquette My husband, Simon, went to extreme measures to try and get me to make a call. He’d say that he couldn’t leave the cockpit and yell, ‘just make the
Below is a sailing pre-passage checklist you can use before you go for a sailing journey. On Britican we live by checklists! Everywhere I look there’s a checklist for one thing or another but by having them in place it really helps to remember important things that can often be forgotten. To see all the
Whether you’re a skipper taking a group of people out on a charter boat or have visitors joining you for a week or two on your boat, it’s helpful to have a sailboat briefing checklist of things to go through before setting sail. Furthermore, if you’ve never gone out on sailboat this list might also prove
If you have the opportunity to take your child or children to a foreign country, there’s obviously a massive learning opportunity. I created this ‘Homeschooling: Learning while Travelling to Foreign Countries’ Checklist for my daughter, however I think that the rest of the family will benefit just as much! Similar to a treasure hunt, this
Imagine that you have a guest or crew member on your sailboat, yacht or motorboat and an accident happens. Perhaps they get hit by the boom and are knocked out or pass-out for no logical reason? If the crew member needs medical attention will you be able to talk to a doctor about their medical history?
To ensure a safe voyage and prevent problems before they arise it’s paramount that you check your sailboat or motorboat marine engine before leaving your mooring. This marine engine pre start checks checklist covers the minimum checks required and has been created for diesel engines. Marine Engine Pre Start Checks Water: remove cap on water