Sailing Superstitions: Grab a Black Cat and Leave the Bananas

Sailing superstitions

Sailing superstitions are a great reminder of sailing history. Sea, being unpredictable as it is, made sailors turn to superstitions for safety.

Best Seas for Sailing: From Adriatic to the Andaman

Sea in the Sunset

Have you ever wondered what is the best sea for sailing? Well, we don’t know but here are some of our favourite seas for sailing.

X-Yachts – Be Careful What You Wish for…

X-Yachts X43

…because your with might come true. Find out what makes X-Yachts one of the most wanted and luxurious yachts currently roaming the seas.

On Board First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit

Although every charter yacht should have a first aid kit on board it pays well if you take your own “onboard ambulance”: sterile bandages, bands, antihistamines, pain-killers, vitamins, activated carbon etc.

The Perfect Beginning of a New Sailing Year – London Boat Show

London Boat Show

Today we bring you the news about the upcoming London Boat Show. It would be great to start the New Year with such a beautiful social event. London Boat show is the first boat show of the year. It is a great opportunity to get an early start on planning the sailing season, relax with stories about sailing adventures and take part in a number of workshops on safety on sea.

A Cruising Racer – Dufour 36 Performance

Dufour 36

Dufour 36 Performance is easy to handle and fun to sail. It has a 30-horse power Volvo engine and length over all of 10.97 m and maximum beam of 3.61 m. All of these characteristics make Dufour 36 Performance fast and agile. This yacht is made not only for an easy-going holiday cruise but also for competitive racing as well.

Sailing Using Your Smartphone


Even though every yacht available at all charter agencies is equipped at least with a GPS plotter, don’t forget that electronic devices are there just to support you in your “traditional” navigation with a chart and a compass.

Der Archipel bekannt als “Die Hölleninseln”

Die Pakleni Inseln sind ein einzigartiger und wunderschöner Archipel in der kroatischen Adria. Ihr Name suggeriert dass die Inseln ein höllischer Ort sind, aber ganz im Gegenteil: sie sind kleine, ruhige and meistens unbewohnte Inseln, die viele Besucher im Sommer anziehen. Dieser Text wird Ihnen erklären warum das so ist.

Forget Skateboarders, Spinlock Knee Pads Are for Sailors

Spinlock Knee Pads

When you say kneepads, everybody things of skateboarding, but the truth is that they are very useful when sailing. Spinlock kneepads are made of breathable neoprene, the outer layer is made of kevlar-based fabric and the patella is supported and protected by high density moulded foam.

Sailing with Children: Tips & Tricks

Sailing with children

Children would enjoy their stay on the yacht as long as they find it funny, interesting and exciting. But remember safety on board comes first. Therefore, don’t hesitate to ask your charter agency to provide small life wests suitable for children – their age, size and weight.

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