Here's a link to a very good article by Simon Jinks of the RYA. It explains mainsail angle and twist and tells you exactly how to get the best out of your mainsail. Trimming the mainsail | Boat Handling - Sail | Cruising | RYA.
Information to help those chartering a yacht in Greece for the first time.
We are moving to new premises. From next month our office will be at Neoptolemou 8, Aegina Town, Aegina 18010. Here's a Google map showing where we will be and how to get to us from the ferries: [googlemaps http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=210063742180576950083.00049b34b0e8fc7137fe8&ll=37.744759,23.428259&spn=0.008144,0.013733&z=16&output=embed&w=640&h=480] The new office is convenient for ferry and hydrofoil arrivals. For those of you who [...]
A disco Christmas video from Aegean Sailing School staff.
photographs from our last October sailing course - mixed weather but great fun had by all!
Yes it is possible to sail here in mid-winter although we don't guarantee you sunshine! Our last course of 2009 finished on 23 December, Christmas Eve. David Wynne and his wife, Ratna, (seen above with instructor John Clark) came from Bahrain to do a Marine Radio and Day Skipper Practical course. As you can see [...]
Jonathan Davies from Edinburgh began yachting with us in 2005. He has since gone on to complete an Atlantic crossing with the ARC, passed his RYA Yachtmaster Offshore exam, and recently became qualified as an RYA Cruising Instructor.
some lovely sailing photographs taken by Dominic James during his recent RYA courses with us.
The story of how Wendy Frigge and Denise Wilson went from beginner sailors to living their dream.
A seasonal guide to the weather in the Greek islands. Written with sailors in mind it explains what to expect at different times of the year.