Nautical language has a long and storied history, with many basic sailing terms that can completely confuse the newcomer.
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Both the speed and angle of apparent wind can vary depending on your velocity, which has important implications for sailing. What is apparent wind?
Your VHF radio is your best way to communicate with other boats on the water, with marinas, and with the coast guard, if necessary. Learning to use it, however, is a little like learning a new language.
Over the Christmas break, Team NauticEd looked back at what we accomplished this past year – and we even shocked ourselves at what was achieved. It’s obvious that we were working too hard and should have been sailing more.
Calling all good sailors who like people Did you know that there is a shortage of sailing Instructors? Well, there is! Just call your local sailing school, they will definitely tell you that if you’re an experienced sailor, “you’re hired”. So what does it take to become a professional sailing instructor? People: First, you have […]
NauticEd is very excited to start working with Sail Grenadines, a yacht charter company, and RYA sailing school located in Bequia Island in the Grenadines. We first met Katie the owner of Sail Grenadines at the Annapolis boat show along with her chief RYA instructor John. John is a hip cool kind of guy who […]
At NauticEd we have our list of Favorite RYA practical sailing training schools and we are sharing it with you here. NauticEd is a provider of the RYA Day Skipper Theory course online to students worldwide. Technically, we are called an RYA shore-based training school. Once students have passed the RYA Day Skipper course online they […]
I have just finished writing an eBook on How to Gain a Sailing Certification. The information included within it comes from years of knowledge, gained from working with and interviewing several yacht charter companies. The eBook is free for you to download. Yes, free! Simply click on the image below and download the eBook now. […]
If you think this post is right on the nail please LIKE it via Facebook and g+1 it. Thanks, it really helps us grow. A Sailing Resume beats a Sailing Certification It’s obvious when you think about it. It’s like Rock Paper Scissors. Show up to a charter company with a sailing certification and it’s […]
We live in a world where Millennials are making up more and more of our customers. eLearning is everywhere and now expected.
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.