How to gain your SLC Mediterranean Sailing License

If you haven’t heard yet – You now must have a Sailing License for chartering a sailboat in the Mediterranean. No matter how much experience you have and no matter who you are, you have to have a license. Why? Just do! Don’t believe us? Call any yacht charter company. Most will refer you back to NauticEd because […]

How Much Experience is Required to Skipper a Yacht on a Sailing Vacation

In 2007, we started NauticEd because we saw a lack of consistent standards in sailing education in North America and a general lack of modern training techniques worldwide. What we saw were some sailing association factories pumping out certifications to people who clearly were not competent to command and skipper a sailboat. Bareboat charter certifications […]

Malta—An Eclectic Beauty in The Heart of the Mediterranean

Malta, or the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the central Mediterranean Sea between Sicily and the North African coast. Malta is one of the world’s smallest and most densely populated countries. Only its three largest islands are inhabited: Malta Island, Comino (mostly a nature reserve), and […]