Legend Yacht NickyNoo | Sharing an interest in the wonderful pastime of Sailing
Sharing an interest in the wonderful pastime of Sailing

London Boat Show 2016 Preview

London Boat Show

London Boat Show 2016 The 62nd annual London Boat Show is taking place from 8th – 17th January at ExCeL London and promises to be bigger and better than ever. With over 300 leading marine brands showcasing their products, services and boats there is plenty to see and with attractions such as the “60’s Revival” […]

Boat Shows 2016 Calendar

Boat Shows

Boat Shows 2016 We enter the new year with our dreams and aspirations for the coming months in mind, one of which could be sailing off into the sunset leaving all the worries of the 9 to 5 routine behind. With that thought in mind, the Boat Shows 2016 schedule kicks off early with the […]

Boating Holidays – Additional Travel Requ...

Sue & Janine on Charter Yacht

Planning a Boating Holiday? What if you are planning a boating holiday? For those of you owning a boat, planning a stay aboard can be (subject to the behaviour of the kids, pets or Spouse) a relatively simple exercise in that you pack up a few clothes, stock up on groceries and jump in the […]

Our 3 Favourite Sailing Magazines

Sailing Today

Why Choose a Sailing Magazine? No matter what level your sailing experience you will always find yourself referring to your course notes or favourite sailing handbook for a ‘theory’ refresher. In broad terms, the general principles you are checking up on do not change. However in our modern world of constantly evolving technology, revolutionary design […]

Five Ways to Start Sailing

Small Sailboat

So you want to start sailing? The time has come where interest has got the better of you and you would like to try your hand on the water. Buying a boat and sailing off into the sunset may be the dream but the reality is not so straightforward. “I have no boat, no sailing […]

Boating | Six Simple Categories


How do we define ‘Boating’ for Beginners? Whilst our interest is primarily sailing yachts, it would be remiss of us not to mention the alternative ‘boating’ options available to the beginner. After all, they all provide a basic grounding in the skills and principles of piloting a boat on the water. If you are a […]

10 Reasons to Charter a Yacht

Monaco Harbour

Whilst watching the Monaco (F1) grand prix, have you ever been distracted by the sights of the beautiful yachts moored up in the waters beside the track (We won’t judge if it was the sight of the bikini clad ladies drinking champagne that first caught your attention!)? Dreams of living life in the fast lane […]

10 Reasons why you should start Sailing

Legend 41

So why should you start sailing? Sailing is a pastime and sport enjoyed by thousands around the globe, a lifetime passion to some. So, what is the attraction? Here are 10 good reasons why you may also want to consider starting to sail… View image | gettyimages.com   1. Health & Fitness In today’s world […]

Sailing Content – Overview June 2015


We hope you have enjoyed reading the Skippers Log so far, and you must have gathered there is still a lot more to come. As mentioned in our Welcome message, the site was initially set up for family and friends for them to catch up on our adventures, and that is essentially what the NickyNoo […]

A Change of Direction – May 2004


Following my last post ‘Handover’ when we took ownership of NickyNoo and spent a fabulous week preparing for future adventures we were about to embark on, Suzie and I returned to our home in Lancashire in order to close a chapter of our lives and fulfill a promise I had made to Sue many years […]

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