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.
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What is propwalk? You want your new sailboat to go backwards but you keep going sideways. Welcome to propwalk.
Maneuvering a Sailboat out of a tight slip does not need to be stressful or embarrassing. Learn how to use your spring line in challenging crosswinds.
Before you leave/approach a dock, pick up a mooring ball, or drop anchor, you must know what the wind and current will be doing to your boat.
Maneuvering your gorgeous sailboat under power in the marina is one of the more important skills to learn. Wind, current and tight spaces can be very intimidating and not knowing all the tricks can lead to expensive mistakes as well as serious ego damage. NauticEd‘s new paper book titled “Maneuver and Dock Your Sailboat Under […]
Backing into a slip is indeed an art form. But once you learn it you’ll be proud of it and your crew will be impressed. If you like this little tidbit of information, LIKE us on facebook Here is a situation that comes up when needing to make a tight turn into the slip. During […]
How to back your sailboat into a slip with a high cross wind against the direction of propwalk. If you like this post please like us on facebook over there ——-> Watch this animation. It deals with an extremely high wind situation. The trouble is that you are wanting to turn the boat against propwalk […]
We created these animations to show the process of sailing your boat to the dock when approaching from an up-wind or down-wind position. If you like posts like this then please LIKE it on facebook and also LIKE our facebook page over there ——> You’ll get notifications when we post cool stuff like this. These are […]
Ya gotta love this one. LIKE it on facebook please to spread the enLIKEnment. Another Maneuvering technique for your bag of tricks. This is a great trick we learned in the Bahamas last week when doing our ICC license with Mark Thompson from Yachting Education. Mark has been instructing students for 30 years and has […]
Here’s a couple of good docking stories and also see below for a great animation on how to dock a sailboat in a tight space in the marina. If you like this story please LIKE it on facebook. Thanks it really helps us grow and in this case helps prevent people from damaging theirs and […]
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