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World Cruising Training

North Sails Bluewater Open Day

We have teamed up with experts from North Sails for a loft open day where you can share their knowledge about bluewater sail inventories, sail care/repair, different furling systems and sail cloth types. There will also be a chance to look at the full range of safety equipment required for the ARC and ask questions with experts from Ocean Safety.

Ocean Cruising Seminar 25/26 March 2023

Ocean Cruising Seminar 2023

Guildford UK, Sat 25/Sun 26 March 2023

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ARC Bluewater Open Boat 2023 (Lymington, UK)

Learn what to look for in a bluewater cruising boat, how to plan a refit, and what it is like to sail across oceans as a couple. Hear from industry experts, experienced skippers and other cruisers. A unique opportunity to discover the bluewater cruising life.

Training Courses for Bluewater Cruisers

Hamble School of Yachting offer rally participants exclusive training dates and discounted prices for the ISAF Offshore Safety course, RYA Sea Survival and RYA First Aid courses.  These are highly recommended for any skippers and crew going offshore, and especially for anyone participating in or considering the ARC, ARC Portugal and World ARC.



Ocean Safety - Pyrotechnics: A Complete Guide

Flares are an essential part of the safety equipment to be carried on board all rally yachts and our official safety partner, Ocean Safety Ltd have
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Ocean Safety Man Over Board Recovery Demonstration

At our annual Bluewater Sailing Weekend Alistair Hackett from marine safety experts Ocean Safety was invited to give a demonstration of the JonBuoy
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Radio Communications at Sea – It’s good to talk

Staying connected is important both for safety of boats at sea and for the social interaction between crews that adds another level to the enjoyment
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Safety Equipment Requirements

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Video Training Library

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Communications Equipment

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Learn about ocean weather with Chris Tibbs

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What is it like to do a sea survival course

Sea Safety TrainingWe joined Hamble School of Yachting for three days of training, covering the RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety, RYA Sea Survival and RYA
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