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Tidal streams around the UK are some of the most powerful in the world, understanding how they work is a key aspect to coastal cruising………
ADVANCED TIDES - TIDAL CURVES
A step by step guide to working out safe anchoring depths using tidal curves…..
ADVANCED TIDES - CALCULATING AIR DRAFT
A step by step guide to working out how to safely pass under low bridges and power lines…..
What they mean to yacht cruising and how to work them out…..
TIDAL CURVES - STANDARD PORTS
Step by step instructions for using a tidal curve with a standard port…..
TIDAL CURVES - SECONDARY PORTS
Step by step instructions for using a tidal curve with a secondary port…..
TIDE BASICS - TIDAL TERMS
A simple clear explanations of the terms and definitions used in tidal calculations…..
TIDE BASICS - TIDAL THEORY
Start here to learn about why tides are important to sailors, how they work and what affects them…..
TIDES - STANDARD PORTS
A step by step guide to working out tidal times and heights of a standard port…..
TIDES - SECONDARY PORTS
A step by step guide to working out tidal times and heights of a secondary port…..
TIDAL TIMES & HEIGHTS - SECONDARY PORTS
Some practical examples of working out tidal times and heights for secondary ports…..
Standard & Secondary Ports
HOW TO USE COMPUTATION OF RATES TABLES
How to work out the strength of a tidal stream
using the ‘computation of rates’ table..