Sailing is a succession of high and low moments. Learning from each one—and laughing about many—is the secret to a successful lifetime in the sport.
by Gary Jobson in Sailing World
Photo by John Payne
During a celebration for an elderly sailor who was retiring from racing, I noticed a silver brick on his [...]
From Sailing World
by Dick Rose
Two changes we’ll address this month are related to a basic principle underlying the Part 2 rules: Whenever a boat is on a course to pass near another boat, one of the two has right of way over the other, and the other is required to keep clear of [...]
So frequently we are faced with new crew coming on board. What do you do to introduce them to your boat? Or do you just tell them to watch every one and try to ketch on to what is happening during the race? Or spend a hour or more at the [...]
The man with the parrot on his head would like to point out it is a sparrow.
From Dan Newland
We are doing a practice rather than a race since races seldom allow you the luxury of talking through maneuvers and letting everyone become familiar with new positions and new maneuvers. As I said [...]