Anchoring & Mooring stern-to

The Mediterranean style of anchoring and mooring stern-to understandably presents the uninitiated with great dread. In fairness, it is not without its challenges. Even those experienced in the deft art of going astern to moor between two vessels do screw it up sometimes. Whilst pulling into an alongside berth shouldn’t generally attract too much attention, […]

Spring Time

It’s Spring Time! Time to dust off your skills and remember this very useful manoeuvre. Many of you may think that springing off and onto a mooring is simple but having just completed my RYA instructor course it was interesting to see how even experienced sailors struggled with the planning, concept and execution of this […]