My first sailboat was a Buccaneer 18. We had a great racing fleet here in the Phoenix Arizona area and there was a pretty good amount of "local..
The downwind used to be considered the "resting" leg. Not so in the Laser. Here is a great video from the International Sailing Academy on how to use..
I don't generally believe in a "Racer/Cruiser" but if you are into big catamarans, the Gunboat 66 really comes close. With racing features like big..
Sailboat design is going through another revolution, and it's a beamy one. The modern sailboat seems to be skinny and upright with a fine entry up..
This year the Laser North American Championship was held at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club the 12th - 15th of July. This event was a qualifier for the 16..
One of the most useful skills on a boat is being able to tie the right knot for a situation (or whatever knot the skipper asks for!) Think you know..
No matter how many videos I watch or how many people I talk to, I almost always get something out of these kinds of discussions. This is RYA's Top Tips..
As a follow up to yesterday's post on Plastic Pollution, I wanted to take a minute to tell everyone that there are options out there to single use..
Because we turn off our motors as often as we can, most sailors think of our sport as pretty environmentally friendly. I would agree in principle, but..
Everyone knows Plastic Pollution is a problem for our oceans and waterways (yes...lakes and rivers too!) Now the American Sailing Association (ASA) has..
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