Stef Bottinelli

Stef Bottinelli

The RNLI are always ready to assist those in difficulty at sea. But it's not just people the RNLI help, they've also rescued a horse stuck in a cove and…

A yellow and red narrowboat on a stretch of a canal

It’s that time of year when many narrowboaters moor their vessels and hang up their boating shoes for Christmas. However, planning is essential before leaving your boat in the water…

smartphone with apps

These days there are some truly fantastic apps for sailors and boaters. From weather and tides forecast, route planners and marine traffic, to knot guides and real time language translation,…