Here is another story from our students. This should inspire those of you who have the ambition to retire and go sailing around the Mediterranean – or maybe even further afield.
Bill and Isobel Martin from Scotland came to do their Day Skipper course with us five years ago. I remember that Isobel was a little nervous and found it hard to remember how to tie her knots. She would laugh at that now. These days they are seasoned sailors spending several months each year on their yacht and with several countries under their belts.
Here is their story in Bill’s own words:
Our first experience of sailing was on a flotilla holiday in the Ionian in 2003. Prior to that, neither of us had as much as set foot on a yacht. We must have enjoyed it, as we flotilla’d in Croatia the following summer and had a week that autumn, again in the Ionian.
The idea of having