Why Is A Nautical Mile Different From A Regular Mile?

Tuesday, 31st of May 2022

If maritime units of measurement leave you feeling lost at sea, now's the time to get a handle on the difference between nautical miles, land miles and knots. The international nautical mile was set forth in 1929 by the First International Hydrographic Conference

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The Best Self-Teaching Aids For Mariners

Wednesday, 26th of August 2020

Our range of flip cards, cockpit cards and navigational aids are ideal for training and instructional purposes. With a card covering every eventuality from the Mayday procedure to Rules of the Road, these are great for Cockpit use and provide a handy reference

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UK Sailing Events and Regattas in 2020

Thursday, 16th of January 2020

With lots to look forward to in the sailing event calendar this year, we have compiled a list of some of the key dates that you simply cannot miss!

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Top Tips For Stargazing On Your Boat

Friday, 20th of December 2019

Stargazing is a wonderful experience, enjoyed by sailors and explorers alike. While many see it as simply an enjoyable pastime, it has been used throughout ancient history as a nautical navigational tool. If you are looking to start stargazing on your seafaring

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5 Incredible Ocean Phenomena Explained

Monday, 11th of June 2018

The sea is a deeply mysterious place, filled with enigmas and strange, unexplained phenomena. Many are still left unsolved, but there are some that you will be aware of or even been witness to, both on land and out at sea.

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