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14/07 Wildlife

Will the immortal Jellyfish take over the Oceans?

Turritopsis dohrnii (Photo Credit : Wikimedia Commons Author : Bachware) Will the immortal jellyfish take over the Oceans? The Turritopsis Dohrnii Jellyfish is believed

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Luke reading onboard Agnes off the Cornish coast

04/06 Training

Classic Sailing Books

Looking for some inspiration on what to read to help prepare you for a voyage? Or, perhaps you are looking for something relevant to

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sails art at sea

01/05 Special Voyages

Why I Paint & Sketch On Holiday

Why I Paint & Sketch On Holiday Blog by skipper Debbie Purser You may have noticed that Classic Sailing has voyages with an artist on board

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Pilot Cutter anchored off Shipman Head, Bryher

30/04 Special Voyages

Sailing Holidays in Scilly What to do ashore on Bryher & Sampson

Your Bryher accommodation could be a classic boat Would’t it be cool to stay on an eye catching sailing ship in the Scillies? Your

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how many jumpers for spring sailing

16/04 Training

How to Keep Warm Sailing in Spring

Booked an early season Voyage? How many jumpers should you pack? My granny used to say near cast a clout till May is out”

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French vocabulary for British sailors

16/04 Training

Crossing the Channel – Handy French Vocabulary for Sailors

Sailors Jargon in French The French you learn at school is not always the vocabulary you want when surrounded by French sailors at a

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West Country Ports - Fowey is a favourite

02/04 Reviews General

Skippers Choice – Favourite West Country Ports

Debbie’s Favourite West Country Harbours As a Classic Sailing skipper for 22 years, I have my favourite ports. They never fail to please me,

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Footwear for tall ships and when to go barefoot

02/04 Training

Summer Sailing Footwear – Flip flops or not?

Summer Sailing Footwear – Flip flops or not?  “What shoes should I wear on a tall ship?” Not everybody has feet that can clamber

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sailing on tall ships with classic sailing

21/03 No Experience required

Getting to and from Your Voyage: Travel Planning

It’s simple when we show you how. Don’t worry if you are not an experienced traveller.  This article gives a complete “how to guide”

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You have booked your sailing voyage! Now what to pack.

12/03 Training

What should I wear?

So you have taken the first step and signed up for a sailing trip! However the decisions don’t stop there as your mind wonders

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credit Arthur Op Zee Europa and Oosterschelde.

No Experience Needed – Learn to Sail Holidays

“Let’s Try Sailing” Classic Sailing has never aimed our activity holidays exclusively at sailors. Since 1997 we have introduced thousands of people to sailing

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stunning sandy beaches in outer hebrides

22/02 Reviews General

Ten reasons you book with Classic Sailing

Why do you sail? It’s a question asked in our feedback form. From small to large ships, from day sails and short breaks to ocean

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RYA Yachtmaster Prep for exam

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore or RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Certificate – Prep Course & Exam

An RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate is the ultimate sailing qualification for UK sailors and for many aspiring professional sailors around the world. Whether you want

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