Tag: Sailing Sunglasses

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sailing Collision Regulations & Right of Way Rules

    Introduction The International Sailing Collision Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (72 Collision Regulations/COLREGS) is an international maritime treaty which defines a set of rules to avoid collision between two moving vessels. The COLREGs apply to all vessels upon the high seas and in all waters connected therewith, subject to the exclusions in Rule 2 […]

  • 12 Best Sailing Watches

    Introduction In this post, we’ll explore the best sailing watches for sailors that are also great for everyday wear. We’ll take a look at both affordable and high-end sailing watches, as well as everything in between. With so many options out there, finding the right sailing watch can be tricky—that’s why I’m here to help! […]

  • 15 Best Sailing Sunglasses (Affordable & High-Quality)

    Introduction You can’t go wrong with any of these sunglasses. They’re all great, but some are better than others. Here are 15 of the best sailing sunglasses in 2019! Costa Tuna Alley Sunglasses If you’re looking for a pair of sunglasses that have the same quality and durability as those from the Costa brand, but […]

  • How a Sail Works: Basic Aerodynamics

    Introduction Sailing has been around for millennia, but it’s still something of a mystery to the uninitiated. But if you’ve ever wondered how a sail works, this article will answer all your questions: how does the wind push on a boat? Why does it move? How do sailors manage their sails so that they stay […]

  • The 6 Points of Sail: An Illustrated Guide

    Introduction The six points of sail are the most common points of sail. They’re easy to remember, and you’ll use them all the time, whether you’re sailing single-handed or as part of a crew. We’ll cover each one in detail here so you can practice these maneuvers before your next trip out on the water. […]