Putting Your Boat to Bed - 7 Tips

by Layne Wray / IN vacation, sailing course, preparation / August 05, 2022

Putting your boat to bed at the end of a day of sailing can help keep things tidy and ensure you're ready for another epic day on the water the next morning. In...

Learn to Sail - 4 Tips to Prepare

by Matt Koch / IN tips, sailing guide, sailing course / July 07, 2022

You’ve secured your spot on the boat, you’ve booked your plane ticket, and scheduled your COVID test… You are ready to sail! Before you depart, we have a few...

Madeira is Crazy Beautiful.

by Martín Lyon / IN vacation, sailing course, Maderia / July 03, 2022

Picture the sandy beaches of the Balearics, the stunning landscape of Tahiti and the seaside villages of the Bay of Biscay. That is Madeira in a sentence....

Why Is France's Bay of Biscay So Badass?

by Martín Lyon / IN sailing, qualifications, sailing virgins, sailing course / June 16, 2022

Feared but respected among sailors, the Bay of Biscay (also called Valley of Death) has been the proving ground of sailors for centuries. Its many shipwrecks,...

Top 10 Fishing Tips While Sailing

by Ali File / IN sailing, tips, fishing / June 14, 2022

Catching your own fish while sailing is a passion of many a sailor. Many of the most popular sailing destinations, such as the Bahamas and the British Virgin...

Finding a reason for a sailing adventure

by Matt Koch / IN opinion / April 28, 2021

There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars… -Jack Kerouac

Matt shares his experience...

You were hardly conditioned for this...

Ultimate Sailing Guides Series

by James Kell / IN City Guides / June 21, 2020

If you live in a major North American city and are looking to get into sailing, we are happy to help. At Sailing Virgins, 80% of our students come from the US and...

Ultimate Sailing Guide - Austin

by Carn Rigger / IN sailing guide, texas, austin / May 06, 2020

Welcome to our first in the Ultimate Guide to Sailing series.

Catamarans vs. Monohulls

by James Kell / IN Sailing Tips, opinion, charter boat, tips, catamarans vs monohulls / April 01, 2020

Which is better, a monohull or a catamaran?

This question gets asked a lot in sailing. Especially if you are looking to take your friends or family out for the...

4 Badass Sailors You Should Know

by Sara Nguyen / IN General, women / March 10, 2020

There’s been a surge of interest in women’s sailing in recent years. This excites us, as an appetite for adventure has little to do with whether you were born male...

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