How Do You Straighten Out A Furler If It Becomes Twisted Or Kinked?

How Do You Straighten Out A Furler If It Becomes Twisted Or Kinked?

As a sailing expert with countless hours spent on the open seas, I know better than anyone that a furler can be a tricky apparatus to manage. A furler is an essential tool on any sailing vessel, and when it becomes twisted or kinked, it can cause a lot of disruption to your sailing experience….

What Are Some Safety Tips To Follow While Sailing In Rough Weather?

What Are Some Safety Tips To Follow While Sailing In Rough Weather?

As an experienced sailor, I know that sailing in rough weather can be an exciting and potentially rewarding experience. But, I also know that safety should always be the top priority when venturing out in choppy waters. While no sailor can guarantee a 100% safe voyage, there are certain safety tips that should be implemented…

How Can You Use The Wind Direction And Speed To Your Advantage While Sailing?

How Can You Use The Wind Direction And Speed To Your Advantage While Sailing?

As an experienced sailor, it is essential to understand how to use the wind direction and speed to your advantage, to ensure a smooth and successful journey. The key to successful sailing is to be prepared and to have an in-depth understanding of the dynamics of wind. Knowing how to read the wind and accommodate…

What Is The Best Sailing Certification?

What Is The Best Sailing Certification?

As one of the world’s most experienced sailors, I’m often asked what is the best sailing certification. Having sailed thousands of miles and earned numerous sailing certifications, it’s a question I’m well-suited to answer. In this blog post, I’ll provide a comprehensive overview of the best sailing certifications, so you can make an informed decision…

What Are Some Strategies For Conserving Energy While Sailing Long Distances?

What Are Some Strategies For Conserving Energy While Sailing Long Distances?

Ahoy! As a lifelong sailor, I have seen first-hand just how much energy it takes to navigate the open ocean for long-distance voyages. That’s why I’m here today to share my experience and offer some of my favorite strategies for conserving energy while sailing long distances. By making a few simple changes to your sailing…

Boating Navigation Basics / Marine Navigation Basics

Boating Navigation Basics / Marine Navigation Basics

Welcome sailors! As a lifelong sailor and America’s Cup veteran, I’m excited to share with you some of the basics of boating navigation. With technology advancing rapidly, it’s important to understand the fundamentals of marine navigation. Knowing the basics will help you confidently navigate the waters, whether it’s on the open ocean, a lake, or…