Ask Angus

Got a question?

Angus Belcher, our Chief Instructor at Seaward Sea School, is on hand to provide free professional advice on any matter concerning seamanship and boat maintenance.

Simply complete the questionnaire and he will do his best to provide the answers.

Angus is also available to provide individual training on your own boat and accompany you on a training cruise.





We keep our Seaward up on the Clyde. The winter so far has been pretty mild, but I am conscious ...
Read More

Regular Checks

I’ve just had a great trip out in some lumpy weather in which Merlin acquitted herself beautifully. On my return, ...
Read More

Passage Planning

We are planning our first excursion on Tasman from Cowes probably to the West Country. We are consulting charts and ...
Read More

How to calibrate fuel gauges

How reliable are fuel gauges on boats? Is there anything I can do to get my gauges calibrated because on ...
Read More

Distress Signals

Where can I get a list of appropriate distress signals that I can print off and keep in the ship’s ...
Read More

Applying for a VHF

I need to apply for a marine radio licence. Where do I start? ...
Read More