Noonsite Guides: Wintering in the Mediterranean

Date Published - April 15, 2019

If you are currently cruising the Mediterranean and considering where to winter your boat, this collection of feedback, from boat owners who have spent the winter throughout the Med, is a useful read. Not only does it demonstrate where the possible winter liveaboard options are, but also shows ports and boatyards which are suitable for leaving your boat in safe hands.Read More

Feature Destination: Japan

Japan could now be on the shortlist for one of the best cruising grounds in the world. Obstructive permits have been abolished, domestic cruising has been made simpler, clearance is free and there is no limit on how long a foreign boat can remain in the country. Add to that modern marinas, friendly locals and officials, incredible culture and endless sights plus great food, and perhaps Japan should be added to your cruising route? Read More

Noonsite Community: Dogs love cruising too . . .

Date Published - July 24, 2019

For a new spin on our ‘Portrait of a Cruiser’ series, the latest cruiser to take part is of the four-legged variety. Labrador mix, Chloe, has just spent 18 months visiting 13 countries on board her owner’s boat “Mojito”. At almost 12 years old she has proved to them that you can teach an old dog new tricks.Read More

Book of the Month: Cruising Guide for Atlantic Spain and Portugal

Date Published - July 29, 2019

This meticulously updated 8th edition produced by the Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation invites the cruising sailor to safely explore numerous exquisite locations on this fascinating coastline, reassured by the author’s wealth of experience. A guide to study in detail before your cruise and then thumb through as you go.Read More