All the latest news from the world of sailing and stories from experienced sailors.
Read the latest missive from Challanger 1 as they have to change their destination – As the sun rose over the white cliffs of Yorkshire to reveal a crisp, clear blue sky, a well-rested and hungry set of sailors awoke to fill the galley. With a wide selection of cereal on offer, we set about… Read more
Adventure to Norway sailing on a Challenger Yacht
Sailing to Norway – Day 1 Kindred Spirits Sailing to Norway – So the day we have all been looking forward to has finally arrived. We each arrive bright eyed on the quay to meet our fellow sailors and the professional crew. Warm greetings and cups of tea later we are thoroughly briefed, attired and… Read more
Solent Sailing on Saturday 24th September 2022
Looking for something to do? How About Solent Sailing on 24th 2022? Are you looking for something different to do on your next sail? How about Solent Sailing on Saturday 24th September 2022? Then Clive Loughlin is here to help with his latest article for Sailing today. Clive is an instructor for First Class Sailing… Read more
Why you should sail the Norwegian Fjords.
Sailing the jaw-dropping dramatic Norwegian Fjords carved from rock by glaciers way back in the Ice Age really is the way to experience this breathtaking landscape
Sailing Round Britain
In April, May and June we will be sailing a boat around Britain. There are 5 legs available for those keen to build miles and enjoy some great sailing experiences. Each leg has been allocated 6 days and the distances of each leg vary, the shortest being 175nm and the longest being around 390nm.
Sailing Holidays in the UK: Whole Boat Charter
Whether you know the ropes or are new to sailing, a whole boat charter could be the perfect holiday for you and your family. Would you like the chance to relax and let our experienced skipper take the helm or perhaps you are after a more hands-on learning experience?
Sailing Holidays in the UK: The West Country
There has never been a better time to explore our wonderful coast and a UK Sailing Holiday is the perfect way to do it. The West Country coast offers a beautiful backdrop of quaint fishing villages, seaside towns and rolling hills.
Sailing Holidays in the UK: IOW Anchorages
There really is so much to explore and enjoy on a UK Sailing Holiday we’ve decided to share ‘spots’ along the coast. This time – Isle of Wight Anchorages. The Isle of Wight offers some beautiful spots to drop your hook so don’t overlook these hidden gems.
Arthur Briscoe – Marine Artist
Golden Vanity was built in 1908 for renowned marine artist Arthur Briscoe as a floating art studio. But who was Arthur Briscoe ?
First Class Sailing Rescue Historic Vessel
First Class Sailing has rescued a 1908 Gaff Rigger. After some restoration and a refit she will be sailed along the south coast to her new home in Southampton where she will live alongside the existing fleet of modern cruising yachts.