Guests join Britican to learn a wide variety of skills and gain real-life cruiser experience. Learn to sail – tacking is one of the fundamental basics that we teach, practice, and improve on. Tacking is turning the boat while allowing the sails to move from one side to the other. Tacking is done while the
Before heading out into the open ocean we do a variety of tasks to prepare ourselves and Britican. In this pre sailing passage preparation video, you’ll discover what we did prior to sailing from Hampton, Virginia across the Atlantic Ocean, to Bermuda. The voyage to Bermuda is estimated to take around 100 hours and around
Aside from wanting to buy a boat, why do people go to shows? In this video, Simon outlines 5 reasons to attend a boat show. Some of the reasons you may already know but I’m certain that there might be one or two that are new to you. Enjoy the video! 5 Reasons to Attend
One of the biggest questions we get asked is, ‘What experience do I need to be a sailing cruiser?’ The quick answer is any experience and as much as you can possibly get BEFORE you actually buy a boat. In this video, Simon covers what a typical day is like as a sailing cruiser. He
What experiences would be ideal to have before heading out sailing on your own/as a couple? What do you have to know, to live the sailing dream, prior to untying the lines? How can you ensure you’re prepared to be a sailing cruiser? Ultimately, what do you have to do to live the sailing dream
Whether you’ve dreamed about boats your whole life or have recently discovered the idea, here are 10 signs indicating that you need to become a sailing cruiser now. 10 Signs YOU Need to Become A Sailing Cruiser NOW Video! 1. Your life is not exciting enough You’re tired of the same routine every day.
Since 2016 we’ve had CopperCoat application problems. We thought there was no hope with two failed attempts and two touch-up jobs. In a last-ditch effort to find a resolution, the head of CopperCoat UK offered to do the application himself. We wanted to know if CopperCoat was the problem or if the application process caused
Do you get seasick or are you afraid of getting seasick? How about the technique where you plug one ear and close one eye? Read on for a drug-free unique seasickness solution for sailors that actually works. Going out for an enjoyable sail isn’t fun when you are hanging over the side puking your brains
Boat safety 101 – When trying to wrap your head around how to ensure your boat is safe there are seven suggested areas to cover. These are the components that will enable you to create a truly safe boating environment. 1. Legality Research the boating rules and regulations where you will be boating or sailing.
Once you get your boat the very first thing you want to do is to make sure she’s safe. Learn how to do a boat safety audit so that if disaster strikes you’re prepared! How To Do A Boat Safety Audit Why Do You Want A Safe Boat? There are two reasons to check your