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02/04 Short Breaks and Tasters

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 Book Reviews

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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4 masted schooner Santa Maria Manuela

PPR – Professional Practice & Responsibilities – On line Course

A compulsory online course for new and revalidating RYA Commercial Endorsement holders.  Each year approximately 4,500 people apply to the RYA for a commercial

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launch day Santa Maria manuela 1937

25/01 History

Santa Maria Manuela – History of a deep sea fishing schooner

Santa Maria Manuela  was launched on May 10 1937, in Lisbon, Portugal. The ship was built in the CUF shipyard in 62 days, together

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Sailing Holidays on Tecla with Classic Sailing

31/12 FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

How Tough is Sailing in Remote Waters?

Like all things in life, you get out what you put into an adventure, but sometimes you need to do your own risk assessment

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the Bits on Agnes

25/10 Training

Bitts, Bights and Bitter Ends

Bitts Hand’s up if you know where the bits are on a Tall Ship? If not head to the bowsprit and if the inboard

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Tenacious Footropes by Carter Barker

25/10 Training

How Many Ropes on a Sailing Boat?

Rope or sheet or halyard or . . . . . Let’s explain why the question, How Many Ropes on a Sailing Boat, is

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Europa sails

06/09 Training

How to “Heave To” on a Square Rigger

Square Rig Manoeuvre’s This is a series of FREE tips on manoeuvering  square riggers. Not many of us will reach the lofty heights of

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