Review of hand-held VHFs

Among the recommendations of the MAIB report into the sinking of the yacht Ouzo, with the loss of her three crew, was that every yacht should carry a waterproof handheld VHF radio. There are many occasions when it's useful to have a waterproof radio that can be used in the cockpit and, in the event of being [...]

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It’s Our Annual Inspection Next Weekend

One reason why RYA schools have a good reputation is that they are all inspected on an annual basis. The boats and safety equipment are checked, as are the instructors' qualifications and feedback forms from students. This year will be particularly important for us as we have applied for recognition to run Powerboat courses as [...]

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