Sailing With Dogs: 6 Safety Tips
Friday, 29th of July 2016

Dogs have always had a beloved place on boats. From Sinbad, the USS coast guard canine sailor, to the many four-legged mascots of the military, simply having a dog on board is to carry on a historic tradition. That said, boats are dangerous enough places for

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Brand Spotlight: NV Charts
Wednesday, 18th of May 2016

It pleases us at Seachest to no end to see new generations of sailors and yachtsman learn and use nautical charts when they take to the water. Better yet, the new advancements they have at their disposable, from upgradable pilots to downloadable apps, mean

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5 Essential Books For The New Sailor
Tuesday, 19th of April 2016

From electronic gadgets to boating blogs, there are plenty of modern tools to help you find your sea legs. In our opinion, nothing quite beats the time honoured method of a good boating book. From technical guides to the beautifully captured words from the

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5 Places To Sail To This Easter Bank Holiday
Friday, 11th of March 2016

The lighter mornings and evenings are here, and despite some freak snow earlier this week the weather is finally starting to heat up a bit too. Heading full speed ahead for Easter, the bank holiday weekend provides the perfect time to get out on the boat for

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How to Plan An Overseas Sailing Trip
Monday, 29th of February 2016

Even if the totality of your time spent on the water has been pretty close to home, you and every other sailor probably share the same dream. The desire to haul anchor and see the world from the comfort of a boat deck is so engrained into the lifestyle, many

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5 Of The Best Sailing Blogs
Thursday, 21st of January 2016

If one sport had the making of a compelling blog more than any other, it would have to be sailing. From the romanticized image of a lone sailor and their journal to the stunning TV footage of Ellen MacArthur’s round the world journey, blogging has carried

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