A sailor is a sailor everywhere and at all times. Even if she has to live on land, the sea is always on her mind. We know it from ourselves that the best remedy for a sailor away from the sea is to read about the sea, watch sea movies and dream about sailing…
When you talk about boats, many people still imagine a man on the helm, and a beautiful woman next to him, gazing in the distance. But, actually there are so many women buying their own boats, renting yachts ‘girl-to-girl’ to cruise the seas by themselves… Don’t you also think it’s high time to take over the helm? Here are some of the inspiring sailor women of the past and present…
If a cozy sailing holiday is what you’ve been longing for, you might include a catamaran in your plans. With their ease of handling and comfort, catamarans represent the Mediterranean style onboard. Catamarans have countless advantages. And, what about their disadvantages? Well, those are of their owner’s concern, so if you’re renting a catamaran, you’re only there to enjoy it!
Rainbow fruits on skewers or simple ‘meze’ dishes… You don’t even have to cook, just putting together some simple recipes will add to the joy and make you the star of the day. Just plan ahead and add the right stuff to your provisions list.
Bareboat or not, sailing with kids is not easy. They might not enjoy the long cruising hours as much as we do. When they get bored and danger bells start ringing, computer games are only one of the many solutions to keep them busy, entertained and safe.
No need to beat around the bush: Seasickness is pretty bad. Whether it hits you or someone else onboard, it has the strength to ruin the week. When it comes knocking on the door, you should know what it is and how to fight it. Better yet, prevent it before it begins.
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