You Old Seadog

dogs and boating

Dogs and Boating Wikipedia reliably informs us that ‘seadog’  can refer either to a sailor or a dog. Well, it  occurred to me that many of us have actual dogs, of all breeds, shapes and sizes that come out on our boats, so a few words about  them might be helpful. Some dogs do genuinely love being out on […]

How To Choose The Right Marina

Learn how to choose your ideal marina

Marinas, Moorings and Berths OK, you now have the boat of your dreams. Just one tiny little challenge exists. Where do you put it? Most people decide on a marina, depending on the size of the boat. Given that we are talking about boating, you won’t be surprised to hear that marinas are not cheap! […]

The Joy of Berthing

An Automatic Fender System set next to a boat fender

Innovative devices that can aid berthing We all know it. Berthing a boat can sometimes be remarkably straightforward, and at other times can be a time of stress, challenge, shouting, misunderstandings, slight (and possibly expensive) bumps and even the odd (and definitely very expensive) trip to the divorce lawyer! What can you do to reduce […]

The Hunt for Stacia Leigh

The Stacia Leigh Bed and Breakfast

The Hunt Starts As a company one of our specialisms is finding suitable boats  for clients. In this we are assisted by our own bespoke software  known, immodestly, as ‘BEST’ (which actually stands for Boating  Enterprise Search Tool!). Recently we were engaged for a very unusual assignment. A client wanted to find a specific boat of great historical […]