Education

Lifejackets for the Family

Lifejackets, or personal floatation devices (PFD), are an essential part of spending time out on the water. Many boaties struggle to know which lifejacket to

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Weather: Interpret, Adjust, Prepare

Weather forecasts are never going to be perfect. As mariners, it is our responsibility to interpret, adjust, and prepare. Technology is transforming our reception of

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COLREGS Quiz

The COLREGs is short-hand for the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972, and they outline the internationally agreed rules for safe navigation of

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Groundings

Groundings occur more often than you think, given today’s reliance on electronic navigation aids. A grounding can commonly be the result of incorrect use of

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Protect Your Boat Hire Business: Use Ts&Cs

So, you have your own business hiring vessels out to the public (so we are talking polycraft, kayaks, pedal boats, paddle boards, and so on). Are

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Avoid Divorce: Take a Nautical Training Course

How confident are you with your nautical adventures? Need crew training? Husband and wife team-building? Nautical Training Boat & Jet Ski Licence is just the

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Jacobs Well Environmental Education Centre

Jacobs Well Environmental Education Centre is a Queensland State Government School located within the semi-agricultural district of Norwell. In 1974, JWEEC was established as the

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TAFE: Moulding A Marine Career

After completing Year 12 at Hills International College in Jimboomba, a growing town in the locality of Logan, apprentice Joshua Schmidt is on track to qualify

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Crossing Coastal Bars: Seaway, Jumpinpin, South Passage

If you are considering venturing offshore for the first time, and need to cross a coastal bar, then please take heed of this advice: Do

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Seasickness

Hundreds of years ago, the greatest dangers sailors would face to their health on the ocean were the conditions themselves or a galleon of pirates. These

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