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Sail on the Stad Amsterdam Clipper Ship in San Franscisco

Sail on the Clipper Stad Amsterdam

Experience speed and luxury sailing on the Clipper Stad Amsterdam. Sail the world with it on a tour visiting Tokyo, Shanghai, Sydney, Mumbai, Cape Town, New York & London.
January 26, 2024/by Grant Headifen
Pirate facts and quotes - a pirate ship anchored off the beach.

Pirate Facts & Quotes

A collection of our favorite pirate and seafaring quotes. And, we added a wee bit of pirate history to help put the pirate quotes in context.
January 15, 2024/by D Henderson
Puerto Rico

Catamaran Vacation Training in Puerto Rico

Join NauticEd for an exclusive Catamaran Vacation Training event in the stunning waters of Puerto Rico, and discover a world of excitement and learning like never before.

Boat:  Saba 50.  This stunning large Fountaine Pajot Catamaran has plenty of space inside and out.  3 cabins (double occupancy) are reserved for students/guests; each guest cabin has its own ensuite bathroom.  One cabin is for the Instructional Skipper and one is reserved for the host/chef.

Participants:  Sailors looking to gain experience and informal training while on vacation as well as their significant others (or friends).  Those wanting to learn will have ample opportunity to learn the intricacies of catamaran chartering while those wanting to relax can easily find a relaxing space to kick back and enjoy and good book, cruise the waters via SUP, or simply enjoy a tasty libation on board.
January 6, 2024/by Grant Headifen
Catamaran training

Catamaran Sailing Training in Houston Texas

Each of these programs is not just a course; it's an adventure and a stepping stone to mastering the art of catamaran sailing. Whether you're a beginner, a seasoned sailor, or an instructor, these courses are designed to enhance your skills and confidence on the water. Don't miss the chance to set sail on this exciting journey. Register now and make 2024 the year you conquer the waves on a catamaran!
January 2, 2024/by Grant Headifen
Polar Plots Explained

Polar Plots and True vs Apparent Wind Triangle – all explained

Learn to use polar plot diagrams to generate a true wind / apparent wind/ boat speed triangle. Understand how a decrease in true wind velocity is not a knock and an increase is not a permanent lift with our simple explanation.
December 30, 2023/by Grant Headifen
Michael-Pearce-sailing-Instructor

Meet Sailing Instructor Michael Pearce

What’s your favorite part about teaching sailors?
When the light goes on as the student connects the theory to the reality. The joy a student feels and expresses after completing a difficult task or executing a maneuver perfectly. The camaraderie that sailing promotes.
December 28, 2023/by Grant Headifen
Last updated on December 21st, 2023