Ten top reasons to do a sailing and boating course on the solent

Ten top reasons to do a sailing or boating course on the Solent

Before I offend anyone, there are many great places to learn to sail in the UK and abroad. Yet, there are some great reasons to choose the Solent, if you have not sailed here before. So, here are ten top reasons to do a sailing or boating course on the Solent.

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RYA MARINE RADIO VHF/SRC

Learning how to use a DSC VHF radio may save your life.

There is a great deal of confusion surrounding the use of the marine VHF radio. I often overhear people saying ‘my mobile phone is the best connection for me when I am at sea’, ‘the Coastguard do not listen to channel 16 anymore’, ‘I don’t understand how to use the DSC function on my set’ […]