175 advices
éviter le mal de mer

Whether you’re a beginner or professional skipper, seasickness makes no distinction. Skipper Tanguy De Lamotte, who is taking part in the Vendée Globe, admitted to us that even he sometimes suffers from this illness. Your sailing ability, then, makes no difference whatsoever. Here are a few tips for making sure that your stomach doesn’t start churning.

entrainement kayak hiver piscine

Winter is here and you’re naturally telling yourself that it’s time to stop kayaking and switch to a sport more suitable for the season… Down with these received notions! You can kayak all year round:
- outside, for motivated kayakers who are equipped and ready for the cold;
equipment for winter kayaking
- inside, for those sensitive to the cold, who’ll prefer the warm waters of indoor pools!

fix and take care kayak

Rigid kayaks made from plastic (polyethylene or PE) are renowned for their robustness and durability. But, depending on where you take to the water, the hull might have some scratches of varying depth.

Les conseils de la SNSM sur les grandes traversées en voile

The Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer (SNSM or National Lifeboat Institution) is a French charity that exists to save people in distress at sea or near the coast, on a voluntary basis. Its principle resources come from contributions made by the general public and by private partners.
Sea and coastal rescue constitutes the main activity of the SNSM. However, the organisation is also involved in training new generations of rescuers as well as raising awareness among people of the risks related to the sea. For more information click here!
To make sure you are confident when you leave for a long sea crossing or a regatta in a sailing boat, we remind you, with the help of the SNSM, of the information that you should be aware of. Ready?

Why choose an inflatable kayak?

The warm weather is coming and perhaps you've got the itch to get out on the water? Do you dream of going kayaking with family or friends independently? Perhaps the bulk and transport difficulties of a hardshell kayak rule it out for you? Have you thought about inflatable kayaks and the opportunities they offer? Here's a Tribord feature on these new crafts.