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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.
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.
This tidbit tip of mooring, anchoring, and docking information was written by Michael Domican. Michael is our Caribbean Sailing Coach and is a NauticEd school in the BVI. If you’re wanting some private training in the BVI from a true professional, Michael is your guy. He is an RYA Yacht Master Instructor and therefore has […]
How to Pick the Right Spot to Anchor The NauticEd Anchoring a Sailboat Online Course is part of the Bareboat Charter Master bundle of Courses. The following is an excerpt It was surprising to us a little at first that anchoring a sailboat is feared by many. But after I drank some memory juice, I […]
After the anchor has set and adequate rode has been paid out, take time to ensure you are not drifting. And considering changing winds and tide height and tidal current, it is important to periodically monitor how well your anchor is set. Check your anchor set manually and electronically. Do this manually by sighting bearings […]
Anchoring an unfamiliar boat If you like this post – please LIKE it via facebook and G+1 it – thanks it helps us grow Most charter boats use all chain anchor rode. The rules of anchoring say with chain you should use a 5:1 ratio. For example, for an overnight anchorage at a 4 meter depth plus 1 meter […]
This photo was sent in by one of our students. It’s a critical safety item that needs to be addressed by every boat owner at least once per season. Just imagine you set anchor one evening in a nice secluded bay (as you often do) enjoy a star filled evening with a lovely dinner on […]
Where were you over the holidays? Sailing? If you tried to email us over the holidays, you would have gotten a polite “out of the office notice”. We were busy catching up with our Canadian friends who have been sailing the world with their three kids for the past four years on a 42 ft […]
PRESS RELEASE: NauticEd Launches New Sailing Course: Anchoring a Sailboat Today NauticEd released another sailing course: Anchoring a Sailboat. The sailing course focuses on knowledge required to effectively and successfully anchor a sailboat. Captain’s Alex and Daria Blackwell, authors of The Art of Anchoring, wrote the NauticEd specific sailing course. The sailing course consists of […]