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Sail in the Med on Dreamcatcher!

By Richard Pierpoint | January 20th, 2016

Our new Wauquiez 43 Pilot Saloon, Dreamcatcher, has now arrived in the UK for her £90K refit so that she will be ready for her move to the Mediterranean in June this year. FlexiSail has purchased this luxury sailing yacht to give our UK members a better experience than simply chartering in the Mediterranean an under spec’d, over used…

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FlexiSail January and February Open Days 2016

By Richard Pierpoint | January 20th, 2016

Come down and see our beautiful fleet of yachts, motor boats, catamarans and RIB, chat with our existing members, as well as the FlexiSail team. You could be out on the water on your ‘own’ boat before you know it. Let us help make your sailing dreams a reality – you will not be disappointed. Our up coming Open…

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FlexiSail wins 2016 Customer Service Award

By Richard Pierpoint | January 20th, 2016

We are absolutely thrilled to share with you that FlexiSail have won the British Marine Leisure Boating Customer Service Award 2016. This prestigious industry award was created to highlight excellence in customer service amongst all the members of the British Marine Leisure Boating Association. The judges were looking at many different areas but mainly customer care and customer experience….

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Seafarer’s Dictionary Part 1

By Richard Pierpoint | December 17th, 2015

Sailing vocabulary peppers the English language, with nautical terms being used or finding new senses with non-nautical people. It is quite amazing how much of our everyday vocab has maritime origins. Below you will find part 1 of our very own Seafarer’s dictionary with original meanings and the landlubber definition: Aboveboard Seafarer: above deck Landlubber: out in the open, honest…

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Everyday Phrases with Nautical Origins Part 1

By Richard Pierpoint | December 17th, 2015

Throughout the years many nautical phrases have made it into everyday language. Just for fun we have put together a compendium of common expressions that originated from nautical phrases and commands with their nautical and more general meanings. As we found so many we have broken this down into two instalments! Part 1 below: All hands on deck Nautical:…

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FlexiSail’s London Boat Show Ping Pong Challenge!

By Richard Pierpoint | December 9th, 2015

Win up to £150 of John Lewis vouchers by entering our Ping Pong Challenge on the FlexiSail stand at the London Boat Show at Excel from 8th January – 17th January 2016. To enter the challenge all you have to do is guess the number of Ping Pong balls in the rather large tube hanging from the bow of the…

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FlexiSail is Opening a Base in Poole!

By Richard Pierpoint | December 9th, 2015

We are very excited to announce that from the 1st of March 2016 we shall be based in the Poole Quay Boat Haven with the first boats in our Poole fleet, Meerkat, a Legend 33 and The Audrey, a Jersey 30 motor cruiser. As a bilge keel boat, Meerkat is just ideal for sailing in the shallower waters of…

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Discounted London Boat Show Tickets with FlexiSail

By Richard Pierpoint | December 1st, 2015

FlexiSail will be at the London Boat Show at ExCel from 8th January – 17th January 2016. We would be delighted to see anyone who is interested in getting out on the water on a regular basis in an affordable and sustainable fashion. Come and find us on the boardwalk close to the large Fairline stand at the end of…

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Galley Grub: Onboard Catering Solutions

By Richard Pierpoint | November 12th, 2015

Deciding on what to feed a hungry crew can sometimes be challenging, so we decided we would share some of our favourite boating recipes with you starting with Chicken Couscous (and the vegetarian alternative!) If anyone has any of their own favourites then please don’t hesitate to email them in to us in the FlexiSail office and we can share some of…

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Seasickness and Science?

Seasickness and Science?!

By Richard Pierpoint | November 1st, 2015

Seasickness, or motion sickness, is the reason why many do not take to the water and miss out on the great adventure, as well as the social side, of sailing.But why do people get seasick and what can we do to prevent it or at least lessen its effects? A recent article by Julie Beck on the website theatlantic.com explores…

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