Resources for Sailors

Here you can find a variety of useful links, guides and information to help you get the best out of your sailing experience, whether you are a beginner or an experienced sailor.

Sailing Clubs

sailing clubs Joining a local sailing or yacht club is a great way to get started with sailing and meeting new friends.

There are a range of friendly clubs around the UK, many of which run regular events or races. You can view a list of yacht clubs here, or if you belong to a club, please contact us to get listed.

See the Sailing Clubs List

Knots for Sailing

Knots for Sailing Using the right knots for the right application is vital for safe sailing. Here's the top knots that all sailors need to learn, along with some notes on how to create them and when to use them.

See the Knots List

Tide Tables

Knots for Sailing Accurate tide times are critical for any form of sailing. The links below give you the most up to date tide times for the selected location.

See tide tables

Weather Charts

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Make sure you’re prepared before you head out on the open ocean. Take a look at detailed weather charts for current, up-to-date information on the day’s weather conditions.


sailing videosSee the latest videos from First Class Sailing. Find out what we have been doing, and get an idea of what our practical sailing courses entail.

See the Sailing Videos Page