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Top ten safe boating tips - wearing a lifevest

Top Ten Safe Boating Tips

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Top 10 safe boating tips in recognition of safe boating awareness week this June. Learn how to be safe on the water.
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Crewing on a Sailing Vacation

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8 people confined in 40 sq m for a week? Sounds like a disaster waiting to happen. Well, not after you read this article. Crewing and skippering tips and ground rules.
Anchoring with Side Waves

Anchoring with side waves

Here is a trick on how to turn your anchored boat to fave the waves instead of facing the wind. It gives you a much smoother experience while anchoring with side waves.
Sailing Instructor Marc Hughston Santana Sailing

Meet Sailing Instructor Capt. Marc Hughston

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Meet top sailing instructor Capt. Marc Hughston. Sailing instructors are often the most highly experienced sailors in the industry, but they all start somewhere! Gain insight into sailing from those who do it most...
Mediterranean Sailing License Example

Do I need a sailing license to sail around the world if I own my own boat?

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The sailing license that you typically hear about is for yacht chartering only and only in certain areas of the world like the Mediterranean, Seychelles, and a few others. Learn more here....
Close Hauled sailboat

Navigation Practice Exercise

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Here is a simple navigation practice exercise to practice sailing (navigating) to a waypoint. The exercise is for you to plan to sailing upwind and to a waypoint with 2 tacks.

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Top ten safe boating tips - wearing a lifevest

Top Ten Safe Boating Tips

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Top 10 safe boating tips in recognition of safe boating awareness week this June. Learn how to be safe on the water.

10 Best Boat Drinks

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Mixologist or not, you can make your sailing vacation a cut above the rest by mixing a few yummy drinks for your crew. You can even use your imagination once you start to realize what goes with what.
Jeanneau Anchored

Anchoring: How much rope or chain should I let out?

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Anchoring and getting how much chain and rope right to let out is such an important topic that we thought we'd make this excerpt available for free in open space. Please enjoy how we dive into science and mathematics in these techniques.

The Barber Hauler User Guide

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The barber hauler owes its name to the Barber brothers, who introduced it for the first time in the 1950s to move the jib clew laterally and inwards to close the jib-mainsail channel and get a tighter angle on the wind. Over the years it has undergone a remarkable development....

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