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7 Facts You Didn't Know About Barometers

Tuesday, 28th of August 2018

Modern barometers are beautifully crafted scientific instruments and ornaments used by sailors and meteorologists alike, but how do they work and who created them?

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6 Common Nautical Phrases And What They Really Mean

Tuesday, 26th of June 2018

Throughout the years, maritime terminology has slowly blended into the idioms and expressions that us landlubbers use every day. In fact, the adoption of these terms has been so subtle that you may not even realise how many nautical terms you use in your day-to-day

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Best Ways To Improve Your Sailing Fitness

Wednesday, 9th of May 2018

Sailing is physically demanding, and although you can learn to sail without being exceptionally fit, having some functional strength will make on deck activities far less gruelling. If you're left feeling achy and worn out after your last sail this is probably

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7 Easy Ways To Make Autumn Sailing More Fun

Tuesday, 31st of October 2017

The moment the clocks go back usually indicates that the sailing season has well and truly come and gone. But if you're not ready to store your boat away just yet, Mylor Chandlery have put together a list of the best ways to get the most out of sailing when

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Top 4 Tactics For Sailing Safely In Storms

Saturday, 30th of September 2017

As a sailor, there's nothing more unsettling than feeling a storm coming on and even the most experienced seafarer should be well prepared for when the sky darkens and the winds pick up.

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