Category: Blog

How to be alone but not lonely, advice from some of the world’s top offshore sailors!

At a time when a good many of us are spending more time in our own company and with considerably less interaction with friends and family than normal, it's easy to feel isolated and alone. Weve gathered some articles that bring together the thoughts and advice of sailors who are used to long periods of isolation. We've rounded up the sailorsadvice and some common themes which might help to offer some comfort in the climate we find ourselves in today.

Adapting to a change in circumstance

Pip Hare, a first-time entrant in this year read more

International Women’s Day 2020!

We are celebrating International Women’s Day!

Many women are actively involved in sailing and the marine industry and we are proud of our hard-working team. Hands up to the amazing women working both behind the scenes and at the forefront of this business!

Karen, the Owner works tirelessly putting her heart and soul into this family-run business. Supported by Alex, our Office Manager, and Chief Instructor. Alex is an incredibly skilled sailor and utilises her skills and expertise both in the office and out on the water. She works closely alongside Natasha, our Marketing[...]

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In focus: Dan’s journey with Hamble Point Yacht Charters

Dan has been sailing with us at Hamble Point Yacht Charters over the last few years and has worked with incredible focus and determination to progress through his awards and build his miles and experience on the water.

Speaking about his time with us Dan commented:

'Thanks for all your help over the last couple of years which has been leading up to me getting my Yachtmaster Offshore Award. First-rate service both on the sailing school and chartering side. Looking forward to taking more boats out and going on more sailing ventures with you guys next year!'
Dan Dempsy, Nov 2019

We first met Dan following a corporate charter of[...]

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Chance to win a free RYA Membership

The festive season is almost here, it's the season to be jolly and a time for giving.

In celebration we are excited to be giving away a free RYA membership.

There are so many benefits to RYA membership, including access to support and advice not to mention some exclusive discounts.

Whether you are a beginner or an expert the RYA can help you get the most out of your time spent on the water!

You can enjoy perks like:

  • The Quarterly RYA magazine.
  • Boating related legal, regulatory, cruising and technical advice.
  • Discounts on RYA publications and ebooks.
  • Money off saving offers and discounts (on clothing, holidays and other boating items).
  • Free[...]
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Our Winter Sailing Offers are back!

Winter sailing photo
There are so many reasons why winter sailing is fantastic. To list a few; the crisp beauty of winter sunshine, quiet marinas (with no queues for washrooms!), space to explore the Solent, and cosy pub lunches in front of an open fire after a full day of sailing.

 

And the great thing is ALL our yachts include onboard heating, at no extra cost! So when it's time to snuggle down for a cosy night in, we've got you covered.


Between 1st November 2019 to 16th March 2020, choose a four-day weekend (Friday 10 am – Monday 4 pm) or mid-week yacht charter (Monday Midday – Friday[...]

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