When a monohull sailboat has dual rudders, it will act differently than with a single rudder, so knowing what these differences are and how to manage them will save you a lot of headaches (and will keep you safer).
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Instructor Merilee Wright discusses her passion for empowering women to learn to sail and become role models for others.
Nautical language has a long and storied history, with many basic sailing terms that can completely confuse the newcomer.
Both the speed and angle of apparent wind can vary depending on your velocity, which has important implications for sailing. What is apparent wind?
Here is a recent email from one of our students who happens to be a NASA Engineer. >>> Dear NauticEd, A few weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to skip the rat race and live on a sailboat here in Florida. Logic would lead one to conclude that a class on how to operate […]
“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 […]
Who has the best sailing training program out there? Well, NauticEd of course! But we did write this article so you’ll have to make your own mind up after you read all this. First, to set the lay of the land (water) of who does sailing training in the USA. There are three main organizations who […]
IT’S THE 21ST CENTURY—NAUTICED HAS MODERNIZED SAILING EDUCATION Ask anyone these days, and most people will tell you that in any industry, they want, expect, and demand modernization. Approximately 89% of people want to work with modern, up-to-date, advanced technology companies; this is simply what they are accustomed to in the 21st century. Companies that […]
All the reasons why sailing schools should be linked to NauticEd
NauticEd is a fully recognized education and certification platform for sailing students combining online and on-the-water real instruction (and now VR). NauticEd offers +24 online courses, a free sailor's toolkit that includes 2 free courses, and six ranks of certification – all integrated into NauticEd’s proprietary platform. The USCG and NASBLA recognize NauticEd as having met the established American National Standards. Learn more at www.nauticed.org.
The NauticEd Vacations team are Expert Global Yacht Charter Agents – when you book a sailing vacation or bareboat charter through NauticEd, we don’t charge you a fee – we often save you money since we can compare prices from all yacht charter companies. PLUS, we can give you advice on which destination or charter company will suit your needs best. Inquire about a Sailing Vacation or Charter.