Top 7 Classic Sailors Superstitions
Friday, 13th of February 2015

Seafarers have, throughout history, always been an easily spooked bunch. Whilst we can acknowledge that sailing is inherently risky, and appreciate that a lot of famous accidents and incidents were down to luck (both good and bad...), even we're astounded

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History of Sailing Instruments: Then & Now
Tuesday, 3rd of February 2015

The trade tools of an experienced sailor have an almost otherworldly appearance about them, at least to those who've never navigated on the water. Yet as complicated as a sextant, speed-time-distance calculator or divider may look to the uninitiated, even

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Common Boat Injuries and How To Treat Them
Common Boat Injuries and How To Treat Them
Wednesday, 28th of January 2015

Sailing, motor boating and all forms of seafaring are a great privilege that we think all but the easily sea sick should enjoy at some point in their lives. That said, there are innumerable risks associated with taking to the water, and whilst some are expected

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10 of the Biggest Boating Fails
10 of the Biggest Boating Fails
Monday, 26th of January 2015

We imagine the reason boating fails in particular have become so viral is because it's such a startling misuse of something so valuable, and because it's often a fair repercussion for careles misuse. Now you can't move online for videos and animated GIFs of

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Christmas Gift Ideas for the Seafarer
Tuesday, 16th of December 2014

For one relatively uninitiated in the ways of the water, finding the right gift for the friend or relative who's constantly at the helm can be an extraordinary challenge. Luckily we at Seachest have a whole host of captain-worthy present ideas that manage

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Guide To Christmas On A Boat
Tuesday, 9th of December 2014

When one is a truly avid sailor, the times we're expected to get off the boat is by no coincidence when some of us most want to remain on deck. Whether it's the thrill of braving what few seamen can, or finding a far-off, floating escape from the business

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