We're glad you're enjoying WindСheck! Please create a free account to get access to more features. Already a subscriber? Sign in
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Whether it’s getting the hang of “tiller toward trouble” in an Optimist or learning the feel of the wheel on a keelboat, one of the first things that a beginner sailor learns is how to steer the boat with the rudder. However, using the rudder is not the only way to steer.
Temperatures hover around freezing, the daylight hours are short and those sailing boots have most likely been pushed to the farthest depths of your closet. By now, most boats are hibernating safely in the garage or basement. Yes, it’s winter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stay in “sailing shape” during the off-season…and it might be easier than you think!
I figured that there had to be a better way to handle the excess dockline that was left over after properly and neatly wrapping the line on the cleat when docking.
Officially, there are two sides to St. Martin/St. Maarten – French and Dutch – but in reality there are so many more facets to explore.
On the sea, it’s all about rescue, recovery and rewarming.
She is the first woman to manage an America’s Cup campaign, and the first American, male or female, to sail in three America’s Cups and two Whitbread Round-the-World races.
As if there weren’t enough complications in sailboat racing already, most sailing venues in the Northeast also feature current on the racecourse. What do you need to know about sailing in current?
Kieran’s served as Rear Commodore (Programs) 2008-2009, Vice Commodore 2010-2011 and Commodore since 2012
In anticipation of the oncoming winter freeze…
by JENNIFER MATTEI, MARK BEEKEY AND JOHN RAPAGLIA Over geologic history, the seas have risen and fallen, following the decline or increase in the volume of the world’s glaciers and ice caps. Currently, glaciers are melting, ocean temperatures are increasing and seas are rising at an accelerated rate. People living by the sea have attempted to…