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Sail Trim Solutions XIII - Sail Clear of These "Two-Letter" Dangers!Sail Trim Solutions XIII - Sail Clear of These "Two-Letter" Dangers!
April 17, 2014 ~ Set sail in inland or coastal waters and you will encounter wrecks, rocks and reefs. What two-letter abbreviations should you look for next to these dangers of the deep? Watch this sailing skills video to find out more! . . . keep reading

Sailing Navigation Route Planning in Low VisibilitySailing Navigation Route Planning in Low Visibility
April 15, 2014 ~ Imagine sailing in thick fog, heavy haze, or rain showers that cut visibility to the quick. What three sailing navigation strategies should you put into play first--before you turn to the waypoint screen on your gps? . . . keep reading

Sail Over Underwater Mountain Passes with Care!Sail Over Underwater Mountain Passes with Care!
April 12, 2014 ~ Sail over underwater canyons, mountains and valleys? You may not know that these massive areas exist beneath the waves. And they can create tidal currents on the surface that almost "boil" with high velocity. Learn the secr . . . keep reading

Sail Trim Solutions XII - How to Secure Halyard and Rope Coils Fast!Sail Trim Solutions XII - How to Secure Halyard and Rope Coils Fast!
April 10, 2014 ~ Sailing means lots of coiled line aboard your boat. How can you secure it without the hassle of knots and kinks? Try this super simple alternate method used by veteran sailors worldwide to handle sails faster and easier . . . keep reading

Ten Top Sailing Tips to Prevent Overboard EmergenciesTen Top Sailing Tips to Prevent Overboard Emergencies
April 8, 2014 ~ Not many phrases on earth chill the blood as much as the yell of "Man Overboard"! on a pitch black night, in howling winds and towering seas. Put these ten top sailing tips into effect aboard your small cruising sailboat . . . keep reading

Sail Trim Solutions XI - How to Lower Any Headsail Fast 'n Easy!Sail Trim Solutions XI - How to Lower Any Headsail Fast 'n Easy!
April 3, 2014 ~ Sailing involves foredeck work. And those sea-tested techniques that make this challenge easier are the ones to know. What three simple steps can make headsail changes or lowering a jib faster and easier every time? . . . keep reading

Docking Under Sail - Bare Poles Approaches Step-by-StepDocking Under Sail - Bare Poles Approaches Step-by-Step
April 1, 2014 ~ Dock your boat under bare poles? What steps do you need to know to make this sailing challenge smooth and easy--just in case your engine fails to start? Read on to discover an easy-to-use sailing solution . . . keep reading

Cruising Near Coastal Magnetic DangersCruising Near Coastal Magnetic Dangers
March 27, 2014 ~ Imagine that you are sailing a few miles of the coast. Your nautical or electronic chart warns of deep-sea dangers that could cause errors in your steering compass course! GPS has been unreliable. What now, skipper? . . . keep reading

Sailing Navigation Safety - Hazardous Inlets and Alternate RoutesSailing Navigation Safety - Hazardous Inlets and Alternate Routes
March 25, 2014 ~ Sail the waters of the world and you will encounter inlets, both improved (dredged and protected by jetties or some similar type of protection) and unproteced inlets. Learn the secrets of these "water gates" for sailing . . . keep reading

Dock Your Boat with This Secret "Crabbing" TechniqueDock Your Boat with This Secret "Crabbing" Technique
March 22, 2014 ~ Imagine that you need to dock your boat in a tight space between two yachts. Gusty winds will make this a tough challenge. How can you combine rudder, throttle and "crabbing angle" to dock your boat smooth and easy? . . . keep reading

Sail with Caution Near "Red Sector" DangersSail with Caution Near "Red Sector" Dangers
March 20, 2014 ~ Use the sailing secret of red sectors to keep your small sailboat in deep water--free of tide rips, sand waves and obstructions. Discover the easy way to benefit from these sailing navigator's friends for worry-free cruising or saili . . . keep reading

How to Take Your Sailing Dreams to the Next LevelHow to Take Your Sailing Dreams to the Next Level
March 18, 2014 ~ What are your sailing dreams for this sailing season--and beyond? Discover the secrets on how to make your sailing and cruising dreams a reality. Follow the actions of these world class experts! . . . keep reading

Sail Trim Solutions X - Genoa Block Placement for Top PerformanceSail Trim Solutions X - Genoa Block Placement for Top Performance
March 13, 2014 ~ Take your sail trim knowledge to the next level. Combine the power of telltale "break" signals along with Genoa lead block placement. Power up for maximum sail performance with this new look at how to simplify sail trim. . . . keep reading

Make Sailing Safer with this "Zero Cost" Health Benefit!Make Sailing Safer with this "Zero Cost" Health Benefit!
March 11, 2014 ~ What single health factor could provide you with peak performance for sailing, cruising or voyaging? Discover what a well-known veteran sailor and a renowned natural-health physician say about this "zero-cost" benefit . . . keep reading


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