Sailing Answers

May 25, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Sailing the Southern Ocean

I love racing sailboats, but this video (among a whole slew of others) has pretty much convinced me that I will probably NEVER sail the Southern Ocean.

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May 22, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Bow and Stern Mooring

As you enjoy the cruising lifestyle, part of the fun is visiting new destinations. When visiting a new harbor, you should always check the local..

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May 21, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Velocity Made Good (VMG)

If you've been reading my posts on Sailboat Racing, you have probably figured out that in sailing, you very often wind up going not going straight at..

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May 18, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Chat with us Anytime!

We are happy to announce that you can now message us directly from the website to our phones! That's right! Have a question about a product? Need help..

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May 17, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Sailing Croatia

So I'm feeling the need to go big boat sailing today. A little longing for a nice cruise. Here's a video of some sailing off the Dalmatia Coast in what..

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May 16, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Types of Rope

"There is no rope on a boat, only line." This is a fun phrase often heard by new sailors but it is only partly true. Rope is cordage that has not yet..

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May 15, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Best Cruising Sailboats

I'm going to apologize right now. If you are looking for a list of the best cruising boats, you've got the wrong post. Choosing a cruising sailboat is..

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May 14, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Product Spotlight - Pilot Series from Gill

New for summer is a lighter waterproof line suitable for inshore cruising adventures. Why do you need a coat in the summer you ask? Well, what you wear..

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May 11, 2018 Rob Gibbs

2017-2018 Junior Learn to Race Class

This post is for the parents of the Juniors that I got to teach this year. It was so awesome getting to see the kids get more confident and comfortable..

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May 10, 2018 Rob Gibbs

Waterproof Sailing Clothing

Layering is key when sailing. You have to have the right number and type of layers to be comfortable, right down to your skivvies. None of that will..

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