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.
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When you’re traveling around the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on a sailing charter, there’s a whole lot to enjoy.
This is Day 2 and 3 of our sailing vacation in Antigua with Dream Yacht Charter on two catamarans – four families and 8 kids. Sailing in Antigua Day Two Freemans Bay beach at the entrance to English Harbour is definitely a must stop. After another swim and play on the Freemans Bay beach at […]
If you like this freebie tip, LIKE us over there —-> thx for that! First – what is an auto-tack? It’s when you are sailing along on a close haul about 30 or so degrees off the wind minding your own business when either the wind changes OR you weren’t watching the boat turning up into […]
If you like this post please LIKE it and g+1 it – thanks it really helps us grow. Sailing the helm should be natural – like riding a bike This past summer I invested some serious time into having my daughter learn to ride a bike and it paid off on the last day […]
How to take the sailing trip of a life time Last night I was telling a friend about trekking in Nepal a few years back and mid story it suddenly occurred to me the better part of the untold story. The main story – we hiked for 17 days on the trail and it was […]
This question was posed to us on our NauticEd Sailing facebook page QUESTION: Well My Uncle invited us out to see the tall ships on parade in Long beach harbor… but we sailed outside the breakwater, then headed back in. At one point I got behind the helm of the boat to get the feel […]
Where were you over the holidays? Sailing? If you tried to email us over the holidays, you would have gotten a polite “out of the office notice”. We were busy catching up with our Canadian friends who have been sailing the world with their three kids for the past four years on a 42 ft […]
It’s an old song but it certainly rang the bells for me recently. Over this last new year’s break 2010-2011, my family, extended family and friends that we call family all traveled to Matauri Bay in New Zealand for probably one of the best aquatic experiences one could imagine. Unfortunately it was sans sailing cruising […]
Join us on an 80 ft Maxi Yacht in the Rolex Regatta. In the movie “Hunt for Red October” the XO came to Sean Connery and said: “Captain, it is time”. It was the time to make the decision to go for it – or not. And it is now one of those classic movie lines […]