Sailing Virgin: Your First-Time Guide to Sailing Adventures

by James Kell / IN Beginner, First Time / May 25, 2023

The Genesis of Your Sailing Journey

"Why sailing?" you may ask. Why not snorkeling, or climbing, or simply lounging on some beach somewhere with a cocktail in hand?...

Monohull vs Catamaran: A Deep Dive into Design and Performance

by James Kell / IN catamarans vs monohulls / May 21, 2023

The Genesis of Two Designs

In the world of sailing, the debate between monohulls and catamarans is a tale as old as time. The history of these two iconic designs...

The Art of Self-Care for High-Performing Professionals: A Sailing Retreat Guide

by James Kell / IN Mindfulness, Self-Care / May 20, 2023

The Need for Self-Care in a High-Stress Environment

In today's fast-paced world, the demands of high-performing professionals are greater than ever. A...

Sailing Virgins: Our Genesis Story

by Katharina Thomas / IN sailing virgins, Instructor Course / May 16, 2023

The Founding Story of Sailing Virgins

Underneath a Grecian sky, James Kell, the then route manager of The Yacht Week in Greece, found himself amidst a sea of stars....

Overcoming the Fear of Failure: Lessons Learned on a Sailing Retreat

by James Kell / IN leadership, Failure / May 15, 2023

Often, the greatest obstacle to success isn't a lack of skill or resources, but the pervasive fear of failure that lurks in the shadows of our minds. It can...

An Introduction to High-Speed Sailing: Mastering Helming Techniques (1 of 2)

by Hugo Picard / / May 11, 2023

In the world of sailing, there's a certain magic that comes alive when you push the boundaries, when the spray of the sea mingles with the thrill of the wind, when...

From Skipper to Sensei: How a Sailing Instructor Course Can Catapult Your Career

by Cam Creigh / IN leadership, Instructor Course / May 10, 2023

We've all heard the age-old saying, "A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor." But what if I told you there's a way to take your sailing skills from good to...

The Impact of Mindfulness on Decision-Making during a Sailing Adventure

by James Kell / IN corporate, leadership, Mindfulness / May 07, 2023

And how this translates back to improving your personal and worklife

Can Adventure Travel Make You a Better Leader? The Science Behind Experiential Learning

by James Kell / IN lead, leadership, adventure / May 05, 2023

Unlocking Leadership Potential

Picture this: Sir Richard Branson, the billionaire entrepreneur and founder of the Virgin Group, finds himself dangling from a hot...

Elevate Your Sailing Skills and Embark on a Brittany Adventure: France's Coastal Gem Awaits

by James Kell / IN General, France, Performance / May 04, 2023

Imagine gliding through the water, with the wind at your back, the sails catching every gust, and the boat cutting through the waves like a knife. Now imagine doing...

Why Traditional Team-Building Activities Fail: The Case for Experiential Learning

by James Kell / IN group travel, professional development, networking, trust / May 02, 2023


If you've ever sat through an awkward trust fall exercise or participated in a lackluster scavenger hunt, you know that traditional team-building...


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