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February 22, 2019

One person's story of having the confidence to use newly acquired skills and the feeling of tremendous success.

July 20, 2018

A great afternoon sail in Nantucket Harbor started with a light wind. We gently glided, protected from the Atlantic’s waves, and launched a big, red spinnaker.  As the wind continued to drop, we employed our light wind strategies.  How many of these do you use to keep...

January 24, 2018

A properly trimmed jib, or headsail, helps balance your boat, increases speed, and decreases heal. But where do you fix your gaze while pulling on the jib sheet?

Here are three places to gaze leading towards a well-trimmed jib.

  1. Start with your eyes near the luff as y...

September 16, 2017

Flying a spinnaker may be your best sail plan when sailing downwind in light conditions. Taking additional time in preparing to hoist will increase your success with avoiding the two most common spinnaker mistakes or accidents: hour glassing or spinnaker wrap and foule...

September 4, 2017

Flying a spinnaker is exciting and may be your best sail plan when sailing downwind in light conditions. Taking additional time to avoid the two most common spinnaker mistakes or accidents will lead to a more enjoyable, less dramatic experience. Both fouled halyards or...

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