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A dog onboard?
Bareboats, Sailor's Stuff, Life Aboard

A dog onboard?

If you have a dog, it’s lovely to have him/her with you lying in the sun, jumping into the water together and playing catch. But things may not be this easy – for you and your little friend. Only with good planning and empathy, you can turn the experience into a wonderful memory.

Bareboat or Skippered
Sailor's Stuff

Bareboat or Skippered

Even if you’re an experienced sailor, this is a question you might want to ask yourself every now and then. Costs, privacy, security and the advantages of having a local skipper are all factors you would consider before you make your decision. Here’s a quick evaluation you can check out in case you might want to take a different course this time.

5 rules of responsible dinghy driving
Sailor's Stuff, Life Aboard

5 rules of responsible dinghy driving

The dinghy is a sweetheart. It’s your ticket to adventure, it’s a family car, it’s a taxi, it’s an ambulance. And it deserves the care and attention you’d give to any of these vehicles if you were driving one.

Watching for the Meltemi winds
Bareboats, Gulets, Destination, Sailor's Stuff

Watching for the Meltemi winds

It can be a much welcomed breeze in the summer heat and give you clear skies. But it can also make the sea so rough that you might need to change course or wait for it to die down. Here are both sides to the coin.

Seven basics for bareboat rental
Bareboats, Sailor's Stuff

Seven basics for bareboat rental

Country – specific legislations, necessary qualifications and the charter operator’s part through the process… All the basics are in this seven - step checklist.

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