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Sailing & Cruising Tips: You won't sleep at all if the wind and the swell are from a different direction! A swell bridle is an awesome cruiser's tool for anchoring in situations like this. Sailboat Living, Living On A Boat, Cruise Tips, Cruise Travel, Sailing Catamaran, Sailing Ships, Liveaboard Boats, Boating Tips, Sailboat Interior

Living Aboard: Sleep Tight with a Swell Bridle

If the wind and swell are out of different directions, chances are you're not sleeping at all! Use these swell bridle diagrams to align into the swells.

Traditionally, all sailboat mainsails were reefed by simply pulling down the reefing lines through cringles in the luff and leech of the mainsail, then securing the reefing pennants—often permanently attached to the mainsail—to the boom to tidy the sail u Sailing Terms, Sailing Lessons, Sailing Gear, Sailing Ships, Yacht Design, Boat Design, Boating Tips, Small Yachts, Sailboat Interior

Update Your Reefing

Traditionally, all sailboat mainsails were reefed by simply pulling down the reefing lines through cringles in the luff and leech of the mainsail, then securing the reefing pennants—often permanently attached to the mainsail—to the boom to tidy the sail up.

2012 Olympics in infographics: water sports. Test your knowledge of the Olympic . Yacht Design, Boat Design, Sailing Terms, Sailing Lessons, Sailing Dinghy, Sailing Ships, Catamaran, Olympic Sports, Olympic Games

Olympics 2012 in infographics: water sports

The Graphic News guide to each sport in the Olympics, from canoeing, through diving and swimming to water polo

Click this image to show the full-size version. Sailing Basics, Sailing Terms, Sailing Knots, Sailing Lessons, Sailing Ships, Yatch Boat, Global Weather, Sailboat Racing, Boating Tips

Footing Off

I get most of the questions that come up on the forum from listers I talk to or from personal emails. Over the many years on the forum I've discussed...

I purchased a 1986 Hunter 23 a while back and for the life of me I can't figure out how the reefing system is supposed to work. Sailing Terms, Sailing Lessons, Sailing Ships, Sailboat Restoration, Liveaboard Boats, Boating Tips, Sailboat Interior, Sailboat Living, Boat Projects

SailNet Community

A forum community dedicated to Sailing enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about sailing, modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting, repairs, reviews...

Surfing holidays is a surfing vlog with instructional surf videos, fails and big waves Sailing Lessons, Boat Drawing, Floating Dock, Boat Safety, Yacht Interior, Boat Stuff, Pontoon Boat, Boat Plans, Wakeboarding

les techniques de peche

Les différentes techniques de pêche ou de navigation

 crewed and bareboat sailing, charter boat ownership and charter yacht buyers. Cruising logs and seamanship for yacht charters Sailing Basics, Sailing Lessons, Sailing Terms, Sailing Classes, Catamaran, Sailboat Living, Boat Safety, Boat Stuff, Yacht Boat

What Should You Do to Avoid Collision With Your Sailboat?

To avoid a collision, the captains of sailboats, powerboats, and all other vessels must clearly understand the rules of the road.

New Bern High School Naval Junior ROTC Sailing: The First Lessons Are the Hardest. Model Boat Plans, Boat Building Plans, Laser Sailboat, Sailing Lessons, Small Sailboats, Honfleur, Make A Boat, Boat Names, Rotc

The First Lessons Are the Hardest.... (really?)

OK, we're off to a good start. Hopefully this page will make it a little easier to learn & remember all those funny words NAMES FOR BOAT PARTS. Why do we need to know a bunch of weird words? After all, you don't need to know what's inside an engine to drive a car! Big difference- in driving, you are operating the vehicle by yourself, you don't have a crew which you need to communicate with. On the other hand, you DO need to communicate with other drivers, only not in words. For example, we…

If the wind and swell are out of different directions, chances are you're not sleeping at all! Use these swell bridle diagrams to align into the swells. Sailing Classes, Sailing Lessons, Sailboat Living, Sailboat Decor, Boat Organization, Liveaboard Boats, Bahamas Island, Anchor Chain, Boat Stuff

Living Aboard: Sleep Tight with a Swell Bridle

If the wind and swell are out of different directions, chances are you're not sleeping at all! Use these swell bridle diagrams to align into the swells.

Naval Signal Nautical Flags Transportation Print Poster Education Poster - 33 x 48 cm Naval Flags, Fire And Desire, Boat Names, Nautical Flags, Survival Prepping, Wilderness Survival, Emergency Preparedness, Survival Skills, Custom Framing

Naval Signal Nautical Flags Transportation Print Poster

Final Dimensions (width x height): 13" x 19" Highquality printing gives this poster its vivid and sharp appearance. Produced on medium weight cover stock paper, this poster strikes a balance between quality and affordability. This poster is usually printed with a thin white edge border Item #8847396