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Go Southerly… One of the services offered through Change of Tack is the delightful ‘task’ of helping clients find their ideal next boat. During the winter of 2017/2018, there has been a search for a suitable lifting keel sailing boat that was more than capable of dealing with European waters – particularly as the final […]

May 18, 2018

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An RNLI Message on Cold Water Shock and Lifejackets Cold Water Shock "It's Ok, I'm a strong swimmer" - a phrase that more than one of my students has uttered to me in response to being told to wear a lifejacket. When I'm teaching any level of sea-based practical training the first and usually only [...]

Dec 15, 2017

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The Sea - Always Commands Respect The Sea is an inspiring place and an environment into which we venture in pursuit of our desire to sail, but would you know what to do if you accidently ended up in it, rather than on top? One of the more sobering elements of what I teach to [...]

Nov 09, 2016

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Have you ever reached for the starter key and had that mildly terrifying thought at the back of your mind…. ‘Is it going to start? … Please start!’? I guess it has happened to most of us at some point, particularly when on a boat that we may not be sure about, and certainly when […]

Nov 06, 2016

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Have you ever wondered why Trinity House no longer employ lighthouse keepers? We love this little animation that may go someway to explaining. Trinity House is a charity dedicated to safeguarding shipping and seafarers, providing education, support and welfare to the seafaring community with a statutory duty as a General Lighthouse Authority to deliver a [...]

Dec 20, 2015

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As sailors we spend a considerable amount of time studying the weather and taking into account the conditions that may result when we undertake our passage planning. Technology has advanced in forecasting and the number of sources that we have available to help us gain access to weather information means we are much better positioned [...]

Nov 12, 2015

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It is with relief that the news of a yacht that found herself in difficulties off the Lizard (Cornwall’s most southerly headland) last Thursday was rescued by the RNLI’s Lizard Tamar Class Lifeboat ‘Rose’ in 4m swell and near gale force winds. It is understood that the yacht rescued (the 33ft Golden Morn) had developed engine […]

Nov 10, 2015

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Welcome to Change of Tack, a new marine leisure based service that is designed to bring together professional sail training (within the RYA framework), skippering & navigational roles and hospitality for you to gain the most and enjoy the experience. Whether you are a RYA Training Centre requiring the services of an instructor, a business […]

Nov 08, 2015

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