“A sailboat!” yelped Alex with glee as he uncovered his eyes and gazed upon a shiny dinghy sailboat sitting proud on a trailer in the garage. Alex’s dad was happily standing next to him with his arm over his shoulder. “Happy Birthday, Son,” he said, “he’s all yours now.” That’s the opening two paragraphs in […]
Tag Archive for: Dinghy
Last week, NauticEd and crew went to the British Virgin Islands and chartered a Lagoon 450 from BVI Yacht Charters. We went down there to specifically get more content for our courses including video and pictures. Here is a great video we shot for teaching crew members how to operate a dinghy. As Skipper, you […]
PRESS RELEASE: November 1, 2012. NAUTICED “What’s better than a fun electronic kids game on an iPad? Learning to sail a dinghy using the interactive capabilities of an iPad – that’s what!” That’s what NauticEd is saying about their latest iBook “Your first Weekend of Dinghy Sailing”. The 60 page ibook is focused on teaching […]
Below, we have included a brand new animation that will help you better understand how exactly to handle a wind gust when you are sailing a dinghy. This specific animation, along with many more, will be going into our new Dinghy Sailing iBook “Your First Weekend in Dinghy Sailing.” The iBook will be available for […]
As an addition to our dinghy sailing iBook for kids, which will be available for download via the Apple iTunes store soon, below is another animation to help further their education. It easily and effectively explains the concept of heading up on the wind from a beam reach to a close haul. The helmsperson pushes […]
The animation included below shows you exactly how a head sail will funnel the wind on the back side of the mainsail. This, in turn, will allow the mainsail to be hauled in tighter with out the wind stalling behind the mainsail. This will then allow the boat to head even further upwind. You can […]
This is a points of sail animation for teaching kids how to sail a dinghy. This animation will be in our upcoming dinghy sailing ibook.
NauticEd is happy to confirm that we will be launching our second Dinghy sailing lesson in the very near future. It will be available for download via iBooks on the Apple iTunes store. For now, I have decided to post a fun and interactive eLearning Sailing animation that will help teach your younger sailors the […]
New Zealand has long been respected by the world sailing community as producing some of the world’s top sailors. It’s no wonder! Here is a pic I snapped this week while visiting Torbay, New Zealand of our future sailors. The sailing industry is always wondering how to get more people involved in the sport and […]
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