Simon Jinks is an experienced writer and journalist. To balance his time afloat and ashore, he writes articles and books, and aims to give them a down-to-earth practical feel, using experience gained from teaching and time on the water.

Our Expertise

Books & Mags

  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Technical
  • Experiential
  • Reviews Tests
  • Q&A


  • Content Review
  • Blogging
  • Articles


  • Storyboarding
  • Narrating
  • Presenting


  • Training Manuals
  • Technical Docs
  • Safety Literature
  • Interactive Forms

Simon contributes to Motorboats Monthly, currently writing the 'MBM Skipper' series and Q&A's, also for the Royal Yachting Association supplying web content, books and videos. He is a former staff Technical Consultant for Yachting Monthly and Sailing Today magazine, and contributor to Motorboat & Yachting writing their 'Boat Handling' series.

Simon is also working on the 2nd edition of the RYA Motor Cruising Handbbok. The 1st edition of which was translated into Dutch, German, Spanish and Russian. He also technically edits other books, articles and manuals for publishing houses, authors and magazines.