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Learning to Sail Basics Tying Sailing Knots

11th January 2012
Sailing lines and ropes are important in handling sailboats. Different types of sailing knots are one of the basic skills that one should need to know when learning to sail. Lines and ropes are fundamental parts of a boat and they are used when docking, m... Read >
Author: Nazima Golamaully

Sailboat-Sail Across The Ocean For Bali

29th July 2010
January 13, 2010 - Is it possible to sail across the ocean from US to Bali with only a sailboat? 51 years old Rob 'Rama' Rambini will answer that question. He's going to sail across the Pacific ocean alone with his Jensen Marine Cal 30 sailboat named SV K... Read >
Author: annora

How to Make a Origami Boat that really Floats

18th June 2010
History tells us that the art of origami was derived to build concrete shapes such as cranes or boats. The origami boat is regarded as papaer folding for pure enjoyment, otherwise known as play origami. This origami sailboat is an intermediate level proje... Read >
Author: Victor Torrealba

Open Ocean Sailing – Tips on Choosing the Right Vessel

20th August 2009
Deep-sea - seafaring is more than leisure; it is a learning platform, surveillance post, a transportation technique for awareness, and a delivery procedure for appreciation. Ocean sailing is often both bodily and mentally taxing. Ocean cruising can be ... Read >
Author: Marinetrader

Tips on Buying Your First Yacht

27th July 2009
If you're a first-time yacht buyer the pick of previously owned boats for purchase can be irresistible. How do you make sense of all the various models and styles out there? The first time yacht buyer needs to refrain from buying on emotion and take a ... Read >
Author: Marinetrader

Learning How to Sail - Yacht Manoeuvring, Docking & Mooring

18th May 2009
While sailing, you should have adequate knowledge and proper skill to maneuver your boat on water. Efficient handling of boat would prove easier if you are able to turn your boat in any direction. These simple techniques help you deal and cope with all ty... Read >
Author: Tobago and Learn how to sail

2 Fast Trimaran Sailing Canoes For the Do-It-Yourselfer

08th September 2008
If you research fast sailing canoes on the web, the name Gary Dierking is going to come up. It's inevitable. Why? Because Gary is not only an authority on these types of watercraft, he wrote a popular book that can be found on Amazon and a host of o... Read >
Author: Joe Farinaccio

Fast, Small Trimaran Designs

08th September 2008
Here is a modern trimaran sailing canoe that I fell in love with as soon as I saw it -- the Adventure Trimaran ... www.AdventureTrimaran.com ... is a fast little trimaran that is not only fun to read about, but includes things you love to see in a small s... Read >
Author: Joe Farinaccio

Wooden Boat Restoration, Ed Monk Ketch

01st February 2007
Restorations work on Madwenowe continues . . . After a long hot summer and our usual retreat to Martha's Vineyard to escape the heat of San Carlos we returned home to continue the work on Madwenowe, our 42' Ed Monk design ketch. Madwenowe is currently o... Read >
Author: Burton McKerchie
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