If you want to take unique aerial stills or video footage of your boat or cruising grounds you no longer need a helicopter – a drone Is now the smart, affordable choice. tested the latest models In detail
rones have really advanced over the past few years, with anyone now able to try their hand at piloting a device. Mini-drones are a great first dip in the water, with plenty of fun to be had piloting. Larger quadcopters practically fly themselves now, with a raft of automated flight modes featuring on models.
Not only are drones fun to fly, many are equipped with fantastic cameras to capture stunning aerial views that would be impossible to achieve via any other device – just look at Volvo Ocean Race footage for proof of that.
However, you need to fly sensibly, so be sure to read the
Drone Code (http://dronesafe.uk/drone-code), which provides all the information you need to fly safely – being courteous to those around you at anchorages is key!