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How to work up an Estimated Position

Based on a last known position, the EP is one of the only methods we can use to work out our current position when we haven't got GPS or any visual references. In order to complete, we go back to the last position plotted on the chart and also the information provided by the log. You will need your chart, almanac and plotting instruments to work up an EP.


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Boating during Lockdown

Am I allowed to go down to my boat or go out on the water during Lockdown?

With lockdown likely to continue and the Easter weather ever improving the question on many of our minds is whether or not we are allowed to get out on the water or in fact visit our boats during lockdown.

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Sailing Instructors and COVID-19

I am a freelance sailing instructor, what can I do during Lockdown, will I get paid and when can I work again?

 As with many industries, we sailing instructors, often freelance and self-employed find ourselves in worrying times. For most, at least half a season’s work was cancelled overnight when the Government announced Lockdown on 23 March 2020

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