Cowes Week – Fascinating Facts

Fascinating facts about this famous regatta.

Much missed last year, Cowes Week is going to be back for 2021.  Starting on Saturday 31st July it runs until Friday 23rd July.  Here are some fascinating facts you may not know about this iconic sailing regatta.

Read More

Crewing Posts June 2021

 Crewing Posts June 2021 From the Lovesail Members.

Here is a taster of just some of the crewing posts June 2021 that the members have posted.  To view more log into your Lovesail account and click/tap on the Crewing and Sailing Events section.  If you are not a member of Lovesail then come and take a look.We are a dating and social networking site for single sailors.  Meet other like-minded sailing soul mates from around the world.

Read More

Gardening on a Boat

What to Consider Before You Start.

Gardening and boat are not two words you expect to see together, but with many sailors leaving the rat race behind and choosing to live aboard, self-sufficiency is the buzzword for this community.

Read More

Boats For Sale on Lovesail

Boats For Sale on Lovesail – Classified Section

We have a few boats for sale posted by our Lovesail members in the classified section.  Here are a few that have been listed recently.

Read More

Valentine’s Day traditions

Unusual Valentine’s Day traditions from around the world

Many countries celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Whilst in the UK we tend to buy cards, flowers and chocolates for our Valentines, other countries have other Valentine’s Day traditions to show their love to their Valentine.

Read More

Unusual Nautical Terms

Unusual Nautical Terms Onboard a Boat or Ship

Here are some of the more unusual nautical terms used aboard a seafaring vessel.

BaggyWrinkle

A baggywrinkle is a material, often old or scrap rope, that is used to wrap around parts of the rigging or mooring lines to prevent chaffing. 

Read More