Sailing serves as a poignant example of the synergy between theory and experiential learning. While theoretical knowledge sets the stage, experiential learning takes center stage, shaping sailors into confident, capable, and passionate mariners.
About Grant Headifen
My vision for NauticEd is to provide the highest quality sailing and boating education available - and deliver competence wherever sailors live and go.
Entries by Grant Headifen
There is no better way to explore the various Virgin Islands regions than by sea and by boat. A yacht charter allows you freedom and flexibility. But which of the Islands group should you visit – discover here.
Come join the NauticEd September 2024 Ionians Greece sailing flotilla! View all the details and register here…
Whenever you are out on the water sailing, the SailTies app will create a GPS real-time track of your every movement and display it on a map. You can see every tack, gybe, knock, and lift. The guys at SailTies did such an amazing job of creating a user-friendly app for GPS tracking that we decided to hook up with them and allow their data to directly feed right into the student NauticEd logbook.
Mark your calendars and prepare for an unforgettable journey! The rally is scheduled to commence on February 10th and sail until February 29th. Covering over 10 picturesque islands and anchoring at 7 breathtaking points, we invite you to join us as we navigate through the wonders of the Maldives.
When it comes to dreamy beach destinations, Costa Smeralda and La Maddalena Archipelago in Sardinia stand out as true jewels of the Mediterranean. Nestled in the northern region of Sardinia, Italy, these coastal paradises boast some of the most captivating beaches known for their pristine beauty, crystalline waters, and enchanting landscapes.
Yacht Charter Guide and ‘how to’ from the experts at NauticEd to plan and arrange sailing vacations anywhere in the world.
If you are going sailing in the Mediterranean, here are some great Sailing in the Mediterranean Tips to help plan and enjoy your trip.
Become an expert at maneuvering and docking your sailboat in a marina. Learn over 360 fundamental docking scenarios with no fear of mistakes. The MarineVerse/NauticEd Virtual Reality App on meta quest contains a Maneuvering and Docking a Sailboat Under Power experiential training course whereby the physics is essentially identical to a real situation.
How to maneuver a catamaran in a marina with rudders forward and aft of the propellers, including animations on how the Catamaran responds.
NauticEd is a fully recognized education and certification platform for sailing students combining online and on-the-water real instruction (and now VR). NauticEd offers +24 online courses, a free sailor's toolkit that includes 2 free courses, and six ranks of certification – all integrated into NauticEd’s proprietary platform. The USCG and NASBLA recognize NauticEd as having met the established American National Standards. Learn more at www.nauticed.org.
The NauticEd Vacations team are Expert Global Yacht Charter Agents – when you book a sailing vacation or bareboat charter through NauticEd, we don’t charge you a fee – we often save you money since we can compare prices from all yacht charter companies. PLUS, we can give you advice on which destination or charter company will suit your needs best. Inquire about a Sailing Vacation or Charter.