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 […]
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 […]
Prevention is, as in other aspects of seamanship, better than cure.
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 […]
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 […]