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Fresh off the ePress – Electronic Navigation Course A few weeks ago we announced our coming Electronic Navigation Course AND NOW it’s here and available online AND you can get it for FREE. If you’re considering chartering a bareboat, do local/long-distance cruising or racing then this is the course for you. ABOUT THE COURSE: The Course is […]
The NauticEd crew headed out on our annual Bareboat Charter Master Graduation Sailing Trip. Lessons learned and navigation tips sailing in Tahiti.
Recently on our NauticEd flotilla with the Moorings to the Kingdom of Tonga we wanted to pass through the Fanua Tapu Pass which is a gap in the reef to get to the eastern islands of the Vava’u archipelago. Normally the gap is marked by a series of buoys, however the latest storm ate them. The […]
Leeway is just one of those things that is a law of the universe that we have to put up with. It’s just like gravity. Still with gravity – the advantage is that it’s highly predictable. And so then is leeway. Leeway is the sideways slip motion of our sailboat down wind from the pressure […]