Boating On A Budget
The aim of this site is to encourage the idea that sailing is not for only the 'elite' with lots of money.
It's for us all if we're interested.
The aim of this site is to work towards dispelling the UK's perception that yachting is a very expensive and elite pastime.
It most definitely need not be. Picture:https://duckpunt.wordpress.com/
The aim of this site is to work towards dispelling the UK's perception that yachting is a very expensive and elite pastime.It most definitely need not be. Picture:https://duckpunt.wordpress.com/
at Maylandsea, river Blackwater, Essex.
Well why not?
The Pleasure One Gets From A Boat Is Inversely Proportional To Its Size
There is an old saying that sailing is like standing under a cold shower tearing up fifty-pound notes.
Well, I guess if that's your thing, that's fine.
For the rest of us, not tearing up the money would be a really sensible improvement. And as it happens, it doesn't have to be like standing under a cold shower either.
We have here, or will have, some ideas to get sailing from some very low cost ways, though to some ways that are not exactly cheap, but a lot cheaper than that shower.
... but getting there
time we dealt with the UK's rather irritating perception amongst non-sailors that yachting is "elitist". It is not. If anything it's the reverse.
In the UK, we
_were_ one of the greatest seafaring
nations ever and we darned well should acknowledge that at the everyday
This site is a start.
More About Sailing
An information area of tips and tricks, explanations, ideas, HowTos and whatever else seems useful.
Why do sailors use those funny words. Why don't they just say front and back or left and right like the rest of us?
And how does sailing actually work, anyhow? Once your boat has been blown along by the wind, how do you get back to where you started?
Small boat sailing in a rocky archipelago,
probably in the Baltic sea. Actually, I think it's not quite in the Baltic, but in the North Sea area of the entrance to the Baltic. Kragerø is a little south of Oslo.
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