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.
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Springing Off the Dock in a Sailboat Here is a simple animation that shows you how to spring off the dock when the wind is blowing you back onto the dock. Often there may be another boat in front of you and so trying to push the bow out first can easily lead to disaster […]
Next week we’re going to Tonga and the island of Vava’U for a week long NauticEd Flotilla sailing trip amongst the archipelago. After a rainy and relatively cool winter in New Zealand this year its going to be a welcome and fun trip. We’re bareboat chartering three catamarans from the Moorings. 21 adults and 3 […]