Sailing Answers

February 19, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Kids and Sailing

I believe that sailing is one of the greatest teachers of life lessons. There are so many metaphors for life and so many lessons just in getting ready..

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February 16, 2018 Rob Gibbs

My Favorite Sailing Thing of the Week

S/V Delos - Living the Cruising Dream

If you aren't familiar with this story of a guy fed up with his IT Sofwater job who buys a boat and sails around..

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February 13, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Fabrics and Fabric Systems

Sailing Clothing has advanced light years over the past two decades. You can't even buy a plastic yellow raincoat in a respectable chandlery anymore...

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February 12, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Regatta Preparation

Hopefully, you are reading this with a few weeks to go before your next regatta. Sailboat racing is a game of small percentages. Race and regatta..

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February 11, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Why What You Wear When You Sail Matters

How can you tell someone is really into any sport? They look the part, right? They have the right shoes, the right shorts, the watch, the hat, even the..

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February 08, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Sailboat Racing - Great fun at only 6 knots!

There is a saying in sailing that "if two sailboats are on the water, they're racing..." and while that may not be every sailor's cup of tea, there is a..

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February 07, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Sailing World Cup Update on Team USA

It's mid week at the Sailing World Cup in Miami Florida. This is a qualifying event for Americans for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. See how your..

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February 05, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Sailboat Racing - Starting Line Explained

What is a skewed start line?

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February 04, 2018 Rob Gibbs

My Favorite Sailing Thing This Week

Morning Light - The Move

This movie is an inspring story. It came out in 2008 but is still a really cool movie to watch with your kids. From the IMDB..

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February 02, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Should I Take a Sailing Class?

Maybe you've been out on boats with your friends or crewed a couple of times in your local races. You've been able to follow directions (from one side..

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