The BVI are set to reopen and sailors are happing to get back to their favorite cruising grounds.
Here are 5 essential skills to master before you leave the dock for your first bareboat charter sailing vacation.
Yes, your furry first mate is great to have around on a day-sail or cruise – they provide moral support, positive affirmation and usually a bit of comic relief. But ask them to trim the jib or hoist the main and they are useless! However, your four-legged crew can actually help you with your sailing skills…
When women sailors are together, the number one question they ask is, how do I get on a safe boat? Skipper Jenn answers that question.
Frankly, there is no way to value the cost of sailing lessons, instead, the best way to consider what you want from a sailing school and how much you will pay is to consider just how much you will get from the school you plan on attending. The needs of the experienced sailor who owns his or her own boat are far different than the beginner who will need far more instruction. While price is a factor, what comes in the package is more important. For example, if you consider the time spent on the water versus the time spent …
We mustn’t let natural obstacles, such as low temperatures and snow, completely keep us from what we hold dear – sailing!
The Mediterranean Moor is a hybrid of anchoring, rafting, and docking used in regions where there is little room and tidal range.
One of the most beautiful and useful sailing knots is the bowline. The bowline forms a temporary eye, or loop, in the end of a line and is commonly used to attach a jib sheet to the clew of the jib.