Win a Lifesling by practicing two MOB drills
Boating safety is a concern to all sailors and in an effort to promote safety; the PTSA is encouraging the entire fleet to practice man-over-board drills.
During the spring and summer race series all boats which complete the man-over-board drills and watch the LIFESLING video will [...]
A reminder that pinching doesn’t pay …
“Keep your head out of the boat!” That’s a phrase we’ve all heard from coaches in sailboat racing. It’s an important concept. In fact it will be one of our Rules to Sail By this year, but it is just as important to keep your head in the [...]
It’s make or break time out on the racecourse, MARK RUSHALL explains how to get a flying start and what to do when things don’t go quite to plan.
J-24 Start Line Sag
When the race officer sounds the starting signal for the Sunday race at Daydreamers YC, he can already see which [...]
Lifted from WaveTrain, Charles Donne’s very literate sailing/boating blog.
(Photo by Fritz Guerin)
It wasn’t until I first sailed on a boat with an engine that I understood precisely what is most seductive about sailing. Any who have cursed the din of a motor while afloat will know exactly what I [...]
From Sailing World for the last scheduled PTSA race of 2011.
by Steve Hunt
It’s easy to overcomplicate sailing, because it can be a pretty complex sport if you want it to be. That’s why, come race day, I stick to a few simple rules that keep me focused on the things that [...]