Clarity & Hart

Business Support Agency providing communications, websites and booking systems exclusively for the sustainable shipping sector

Clarity & Hart was set up in November 2020 by Bill Carslake as part of the ecological concern of his total work. Sail is a logical solution to transport in the climate crisis. Wind is free and sail technology is extraordinary. The five-person team at C&H is based in the UK and Finland. We are proud to have worked with sail cargo and passenger companies in Central America, Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK. We do communications, graphic design and websites (e.g. We also make bespoke booking systems (e.g. that are clear, creative and future-proof. Contact us to collaborate in 2022/23.

Not only did the team at Clarity & Hart produce an amazing and effective website for us. The process of developing the site, its purpose and functions, made us understand a lot of things about our business that we simply hadn’t thought of before. Clarity & Hart also helped us answer the most important question of all, and that is not WHAT we should communicate, but WHY we should communicate.

Oskar Hejll, Director, Grayhound Shipping Ltd

Stravinsky and why a composer composes

Photograph © @ruralexplorer

Parallel Worlds – notes on the historical context and music of The Firebird by Igor Stravinsky


As part of the ‘lockdown’ provision for the Farnborough Symphony Orchestra community, Bill wrote an in-depth exploration of the piece that would have been performed in their March concert, cancelled due to COVID-19. In Parallel Worlds he explores the motivation and meaning behind the piece that made Stravinsky an international star overnight: his ballet score for the Ballets Russes’ The Firebird, performed in April 1910. 

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