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Five Top Sailing Navigation Tools for Safer Sailing Five Top Sailing Navigation Tools for Safer Sailing
February 13, 2016 ~ Folks that sail or cruise often want to know the top sailing navigation tools I've used throughout a lifetime in the marine industry. Here are five of my favorites that will make sailing navigation fast, easy and effortless--wherever in the world you sail or cruise! keep reading

Do You Know These Sailing "Seabeds of Safety"? Do You Know These Sailing "Seabeds of Safety"?
February 11, 2016 ~ Set sail and you'll need to know the type of seabed material that lies hidden beneath the waves. Which anchor will you choose if you have a combination of two or more different bottom materials? What action should you take if you go aground? keep reading

Three Boat Anchor "Holding Power" Secrets Three Boat Anchor "Holding Power" Secrets
February 9, 2016 ~ Your boat anchor represents your number one insurance policy when sailing or cruising. How can you combine the power of anchor scope, an anchor snubber, and an anchor riding sail to reduce ground tackle loads for more peace-of-mind? keep reading

A Sailing Legend's Secret to "Golden Years" Sailing A Sailing Legend's Secret to "Golden Years" Sailing
February 6, 2016 ~ Want to sail into your "golden years" with more strength and stamina? Here are the secret sailing tips used by one of the world's greatest sailors. He's 74 years old and on his 6th circumnavigation! How does he do it? Read on to find out more. keep reading

Use These Sailing "Spheres of Navigation" for Landfall Use These Sailing "Spheres of Navigation" for Landfall
February 4, 2016 ~ Imagine sailing along the coast near sunset. Ahead you sight two black spheres that rise from the sea surface like aliens from another planet. How can you use these vital "navigator's tools" to confirm your GPS position? Watch this sailing skills video to find the answer! keep reading

Five Top Sailing Tips to Navigate Through an Inlet Five Top Sailing Tips to Navigate Through an Inlet
February 2, 2016 ~ What five sailing tips can you use to help make that vital "go, no go" decision before you enter or exit an inlet? Use this sailing navigation guide to keep your sailing crew safe and sound and avoid the danger of going aground. keep reading

How to Find the Best Sailboat for Offshore Cruising How to Find the Best Sailboat for Offshore Cruising
January 30, 2016 ~ What sailing design secret could tell you whether a sailboat has been built for offshore cruising? You'll find this safety feature--time and again--on the world's best blue-water sailboats. Save time and money with this little-known sailing tip. keep reading

How to Sail in Tidal Current How to Sail in Tidal Current
January 28, 2016 ~ What sailing course will you steer to make an accurate landfall in a strong current? Here's one easy sailing navigation calculation that will help keep your small sailboat on track and in safe water. Watch this sailing skills video to find out more. keep reading

Save Time and Effort when Docking, Sheeting and Reefing Save Time and Effort when Docking, Sheeting and Reefing
January 26, 2016 ~ Make docking short-handed easier with "boat-cleat" marks. Tack or jibe faster with "block-exit" marks. Reduce mainsail reefing time with "reef-cringle" marks. Follow these three sailing tips from the pros to make sailing safer aboard your sailboat. keep reading

Sailing Emergencies - Man Overboard  Pickup Under Power Sailing Emergencies - Man Overboard Pickup Under Power
January 23, 2016 ~ Not many sailing emergencies top the list as "most feared" as that of falling overboard. What steps can you take to train your sailing crew or partner so that they'll be ready to handle this situation--if they are left alone aboard your small sailboat? keep reading

How to Protect Your Diesel Engine from Internal Corrosion How to Protect Your Diesel Engine from Internal Corrosion
January 21, 2016 ~ Most sailboat diesel engines require salt water to help cool internal parts. But, this can lead to corrosive damage--and that means big $$$s in repair costs! Watch this sailing video to discover an easy, low-cost sailing solution. keep reading

Make a Portable "Nav-Station" for Sailing Safety Make a Portable "Nav-Station" for Sailing Safety
January 19, 2016 ~ Imagine sailing into an unfamiliar harbor after dark. Flashing lights to the left, right and ahead. How can you get oriented fast? Use this secret from the pros to combine the power of high-tech with traditional navigation to keep your sailboat in safe water. keep reading

How to Plot a "Running Fix" in Ten Seconds! How to Plot a "Running Fix" in Ten Seconds!
January 16, 2016 ~ Sail short-handed and you will need fast, works-any-time navigation techniques to backup the electronics. Here's one secret sailing tip that takes just seconds to perform and can help you find your position, even in remote cruising areas. keep reading

Dynamic Sailing Navigation - First Step to Cruising Safety Dynamic Sailing Navigation - First Step to Cruising Safety
January 14, 2016 ~ Your sailing charts represent a major investment. But what plotting techniques can "make or break" the usefulness of these tools of sailing safety? If ignored, this single factor could put you on the rocks in a heartbeat! Watch this video to learn the easy sailing solution. keep reading