Demasted – What Would You Do?

Ocean Sailing Preparation - Masterclass with Lisa Blair My heart jack-knifed in my chest as the boat bucked beneath me. I was alone in the frigid Southern Ocean and my boat had just shattered as the mast came crashing down. I was facing the horrible realisation that I might not live past the next five … Continue reading Demasted – What Would You Do?

Subsidised Coastal Navigation Courses

A potential of $200 saving with SisterShip's training! We are thrilled to announce a special collaboration between Pantaenius Sail & Motor Yacht Insurance and SisterShip Training. We are both focused on reducing marine incidents and helping cruisers be safer on the water so we've partnered to bring you great value and NO EXCUSE for not … Continue reading Subsidised Coastal Navigation Courses

Navigation Tool Kit

Safety At Sea means looking after your equipment too! Navigation is an art, not a science and to perform this art well, you need good tools (especially on a moving boat). Nav Kit A navigation kit consists of:- A Portland plotter* Brass dividers Pencil compass Soft pencils Eraser Sharpener Calculator *Parallel rules or Portland plotter … Continue reading Navigation Tool Kit

The Best Navigation Course Available – so they say!

With half a dozen courses under our belts - the testimonials are rolling in. Here's our favourite! “Last week, I completed my five day RYA Day Skipper Practical with EastSail in Sydney. They say it is a prerequisite to have done their ten-week RYA Day Skipper shore-based course but I decided to sign up regardless. … Continue reading The Best Navigation Course Available – so they say!