Category: Virgin Island Sailing

  • Docking & Anchoring

    Introduction Anchor and dock safely with a good understanding of the rules for anchoring in the region. Follow the rules for docking, anchoring and safer boating practices which mentioned in this article : Dock without causing damage to the bottom, shoreline and environment – this includes boats dropping anchor over coral heads. Always look out […]

  • Sailing Weather: Types of Clouds and Meanings

    Introduction Cloud – Red skies in the morning, sailors warning. Red skies at night, a sailor’s delight. Cloud Types: Cloud types are the different types of clouds that can be seen in the sky. They’re used to forecast a sailing trip and predict weather in general, as well as more specific information about the next […]

  • How Do Sailing Races Work (Regattas 101)

    Different types of sailing races There are many different types of Sailing Race, but the most common ones are: How the race is set up and the rules Many people think that a Sailing Race is just a bunch of boats racing around in circles. That’s not true! A sailing race actually has rules, and […]

  • Sailing Safety

    Why Sailing Safety Sailing is one of the most fun things you can do on a boat, but it can also be one of the most dangerous. While it’s important to always have a life jacket and flares on board, there are other steps that boaters should take to make sure they’re safe at all […]

  • Most Popular Sailboat Anchor Types

    Introduction Anchors are one of the most important pieces of gear for any vessel, but it’s not always clear which type you should choose. This post will help you choose the right anchor for your vessel and let you know how to install it properly. Fluke Anchors Flukes are what you’ll find most often on […]

  • A Guide to Sailing Pilotage and Passage Planning

    Introduction Every sailor knows that, with the right Planning and Preparation, a voyage can be an amazing adventure. But even if you’ve sailed a lot of different boats and done plenty of coastal cruising, you still need to plan every voyage with care. Planning for your passage is just as important as choosing which route […]

  • 50 Best Sailing Gifts: Sailing Gear & Gadgets

    Introduction Sailing is the best. It’s not just the beautiful scenery, or even the thrill of mastering a new sport. For me and many other sailors, it’s about spending time with family and friends while exploring new places. I love sailing because it brings everyone together whether they’re young or old and let us explore […]

  • The Salty Dogs Guide to Different Types of Dinghies

    Introduction Dinghies are small, lightweight boats that sailors use to get around. They’re ideal for exploring the shoreline and going for short trips in the water. While all dinghies have one thing in common—being small and lightweight—there are many different types of boats that fall into this category. In this guide, we’ll explore some of […]

  • Guide to Virgin Island Sailing

    Introduction Are you planning a trip to the virgin island sailing – If so, you should definitely consider taking advantage of your surroundings and going sailing. The islands are some of the most beautiful in the Caribbean, and there’s no better way to experience them than by exploring them by boat. This guide will help […]