Hannah Cotterell

Community Manager

Born in Bermuda and raised in the Caribbean Hannah spent the better part of her life living on or near boats! An avid sailor since the age of two, Hannah mixes her knack for storytelling with a love for the sea.

Hobbies include kite surfing, BBQing, flying drones and travelling the world. Hannah also claims to be a part-time pirate.

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Tutorials

Our Guide to Essential Boat Knots for Sailing

Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or just out for the day, there are few standard boating knots everyone should know. The good news is, it doesn’t matter if you didn’t learn how to tie knots at school, anyone can learn.

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Features

savvy navvy Explained

A question we get from people new to savvy navvy is, “Sounds good, but how’s it different to what’s already available?”. You might be wondering the same thing, so let me try to explain.

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Tutorials

How to plot a course to steer on a nautical chart

Okay so you’re getting ready to go sailing, your passage plan is done and it’s time to plot your course to steer

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Updates

IOS charts and weather now available offline

Many of our users requested this feature to be made available on iOS - we promised we were working on it and we have! As of today, offline chart and weather data are now available for both iOS (iOS 14 and above) and Android users!

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Tutorials

How to Anchor Your Boat

There are few (if any) topics which generate as much discussion, and as much anxiety among boaters as anchoring.

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Tutorials

Variation and Deviation - what you need to know

You’re off sailing. You’ve plotted your course on the chart, so isn’t it now just a case of reading it off and asking the helm to steer it? Unfortunately not, and here’s why.

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