American Sailing Journal ASJ Summer 2015

American Sailing Journal – Summer 2015

The Summer issue of the American Sailing Journal (available here) includes:

ASA Sailing Fun ExperienceGET AN EDUCATION ON YOUR VACATION!
What do you get when you sprinkle a helping of education into an already awesome vacation? Answer: A Sailing Fun Experience, which is also the name of a great new program the American Sailing Association is spearheading with Beaches Resorts. Continue reading on page 3
ASJ Search For PhytoplanktonSEARCH FOR PHYTOPLANKTON
What are Phytoplankton? They are microscopic, plant-like cells that live at the sunlit sea surface and they begin the marine food chain. Like plants on land, phytoplankton use the sun’s energy to combine carbon dioxide and water to create sugar and oxygen in the process known as photosynthesis. Continue reading on page 8
ASJ Tartan 4000FEATURED SAILBOAT: The Tartan 4000
The Tartan 4000 is a performance cruiser in the truest sense of the word in that it is a boat that does well on all points of sail and takes good care of its crew whether underway or at anchor. The Tartan 4000 design embodies all of the recent Tartan leading technologies and advanced performance cruising conveniences. Continue reading on page 10
ASJ Sailing Destination MaltaSAILING DESTINATION: Malta
And just where is Malta? So many people ask this and you just might be asking yourself the same thing. Well, get ready to jump feet first into a country that is spectacularly beautiful and historically fascinating. Continue reading on page 12

ASJ Andriod AppsANDROID GETS HANDY ON THE BOAT
One basic definition of “dead reckoning” is “operating a vessel using only information available directly on the boat.” This time, we expand that a little and cover apps that simplify measurements frequently done onboard. Continue reading on page 15

Download the Summer Edition of ASJ for these articles and lot’s more great tips and stories from the world of sailing.

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