Boat Sharing

Boating is a popular recreational activity that offers a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy time on the water. However, boat ownership can be expensive and may not be an option for everyone. Fortunately, boat sharing is a cost-effective alternative that allows individuals to enjoy the benefits of boating […]

How to Avoid Seasickness

Seasickness, also known as motion sickness, is a condition that occurs when the inner ear and the brain receive conflicting signals about the body’s movement. Symptoms include dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. It is caused by the rocking and swaying of a boat or ship, and can also be caused by other forms of travel such […]

Protection From Lightning Hazards

Lightning can be a hazard to boats because it can cause fires, damage to electronic equipment, and injury to those on board. To protect against lightning strikes, boats can be equipped with lightning protection systems. These systems typically consist of a grounding system, which helps to dissipate the electrical charge from a lightning strike, and […]

Gadgets for Dinghy Trip

Dinghy trips can be a fun and adventurous way to explore new waters and experience the beauty of the outdoors. Here are some of the top gadgets to bring along on your dinghy trip to make it even more enjoyable:   Waterproof phone case: A waterproof phone case is essential for keeping your phone safe […]

History of WalkerBay Dinghies

Walker Bay is a company that has been manufacturing inflatable boats and dinghies since 1994. The company was founded in South Africa by Tony Smith, who had a background in yacht design and engineering. Initially, the company focused on producing high-quality inflatable boats for the local market, but it has since expanded to sell its […]

Equiments Explained : Navigation System

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Photo Courtesy Of Messe Düsseldorf/Ctillmann Navigation equipment is used to help the captain of a boat safely navigate from one place to another. It can include a wide range of instruments and devices, including: GPS: This stands for global positioning system, and it uses a network of satellites to determine the precise location of the […]

Equipments Explained

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Photo Courtesy Of Messe Düsseldorf/Ctillmann A boat may have the following equipment: Navigation equipment: This may include a GPS system, radar, depth sounder, compass, and other instruments to help the captain navigate and avoid hazards. For more information click HERE Communication equipment: This may include a VHF radio for communicating with other boats and shore […]

Safety at Dinghy Trips

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Photo Courtesy of Messe Düsseldorf/Ctillmann Dinghy trips can be a fun and enjoyable way to explore the waterways, but it is important to prioritize safety at all times. Here is a guide to help you stay safe on your dinghy trip: Wear a personal flotation device (PFD): A PFD is a vital piece of safety […]

Tips for first time boat owners

Congratulations on the idea to own a new boat! Owning a boat can be a fun and rewarding experience, but it can also be a bit overwhelming for first-time boat owners. Here are some tips to help you get started: Choose the right boat for you: The first step in owning a boat is choosing […]

Avoid Sunburn while Boating

To avoid sunburn while sailing, it is important to protect your skin from the sun’s UV rays. This can be done by applying sunscreen with a high SPF (at least 30) to all exposed skin, wearing protective clothing such as long-sleeved shirts and pants, and wearing a wide-brimmed hat to protect your face and head. […]