Rachael Sprot

Rachael Sprot
Rachael Sprot, former director of Rubicon 3, is a Yachtmaster Instructor with an impressive number of sea miles logged, from Lofoten to St Lucia.

Picture the scene: it’s a beautiful summer evening, the marina is bathed in golden light and there are crowds of people outside the bar sipping gin and tonics. You’ll soon…

Navigate any coastline

Navigation using digital or paper charts is key to good seamanship, but understanding the seven basic types of coastline and their challenges, and keeping your eyes out of the boat…

No matter where you are in the world, if you are cruising a coast the chances are it will fall into one of seven categories, says Rachael Sprot.