Painting and sailing

Paint away your troubles It is never easy to paint on the sea. It is rarely calm enough and the movement can destroy your painting in a second. There is a little known story that Pablo Picasso was a sometimes cruiser, tried painting at anchor, and that is how cubism began. So even if the […]

Cosmetics and sailing

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When the weather’s good and the wind is up, there’s nothing better than setting a course for, well, anywhere really. The one downside to a day of sailing, however, is that your skin can take a proper beating. Fortunately, there are countless grooming products on the market designed to help minimize the damage sailing can […]

Dehydration and sailing

Just as a car needs fuel and oil to run smoothly the body needs water and electrolytes to perform all the cellular processes necessary to function and communicate. If their level is too low, the body will not function properly, either physically or mentally. If you are sailing you may find the physical effort of […]

Sex and sailing

For hundreds of years, the nautical saying has been, “One hand for the ship!” which, of course, politely leaves out what the other is doing. Generally speaking, single-handers don’t speak about sex. Which isn’t to say they don’t speak, they usually do. Nonstop. Without pause. And with great, oceanic endurance. Single-handers have always been a […]

Prostate and sailing

The prostate is a small gland in the pelvis, found only in men. About the size of a satsuma, it’s located between the penis and the bladder and surrounds the urethra. The main function of the prostate is to produce a thick white fluid that creates semen when mixed with the sperm produced by the […]

Music and sailing

There are a lot of songs written about sailing in a lot of languages and that is because it is such a unique experience for everyone. When the wind is in your hair, the sun is setting on the horizon and the yacht is gliding through the ocean, some want for nothing more than silence […]

Allergies and sailing

Allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance — such as pollen, bee venom or pet dander or a food that doesn’t cause a reaction in most people. Your immune system produces substances known as antibodies. When you have allergies, your immune system makes antibodies that identify a particular allergen as harmful, […]

Relationships and sailing

Traveling together puts a couple in an extended period of being together more than their average interactions. That extended period can either enhance a relationship, or it can blow up in their faces. On a sailboat, you will share everything: the same food, same seasickness as well as the same experiences. You will learn when […]

Hypertension and sailing

Planning your next sailing trip? Learn everything you need to know about hypertension and how to manage this health condition effectively while onboard. Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is an extremely common health issue. A recent health statistic revealed that 1 out of every 3 adult population may be diagnosed with high blood […]

Diabetes and sailing

Sailing through diabetes can be a challenge. But, with better understanding about the disorder, you don’t have to let your health hold you back from enjoying the adventure. A recent survey indicated that over 1.5 million people were affected by Diabetes in the year 2019 alone. Diabetes is a metabolic disease that causes high blood […]

Blend yoga and sailing

Combine yoga retreat with a sailing holiday to relax your mind and body. There are several benefits to practicing yoga, learn more about it in the article. Yoga, it’s not a religion but a way of healthy living that contributes to both mind and body. It incorporates meditation, stretches and breathing exercises that come together […]

Mindfulness on Sailing

A sailing getaway is a great opportunity to achieve mindfulness and meditation. Read this article to find out how it helps you concentrate and focus on the present while leading a stress-free lifestyle. Mindfulness is a phrase you may have heard several times. But what is it really? Let’s understand mindfulness further. It is the […]