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How to anchor and 'never utter a word' By Larry Jacobson, , 6:23 AM Wed 19 Mar 2014
There are many articles published about anchoring for the cruising sailor, as well there should, because more boats are lost close to a coastline than ever in the middle of an ocean. Here, cruising sailor, circumnavigator and successful author Larry Jacobson tells his own anchoring secrets, with engaging suggestions about hand signals which will 'stop the yelling' in an anchorage. ...[more]


Ten boat safety checks every skipper needs to make By John Jamieson, , 2:16 PM Fri 31 Jan 2014
Do you have a safety check list over the chart table on your boat - or anywhere else? Have you added the three most important bilge pumps to your boat safety check list? Does your sailing crew know the location of survival equipment, fuel shutoff valve and how to test a seacock? ...[more]


Cruising seminars from Fremantle around the coast to Cairns By Des Ryan, , 8:01 AM Fri 10 Jan 2014
There's still time to book in Fremantle, first off the blocks. Starting January 14, sailors right round the coastline of Australia who would like to cruise beyond their home waters will have a unique chance to attend comprehensive and intense seminars specifically for the cruising sailor. Seminars in Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, Airlie Beach, Townsville or Cairns. ...[more]


In-mast furling - is it the 'no-no' we've always believed? By Des Ryan/Sail-World Cruising, , 8:42 PM Sun 5 Jan 2014
In the inevitable cockpit-sundowner chat, in-mast furling has always been a 'no-no'. But is it true? Or is the cockpit-sundowner chat just scare-mongering? Here Des Ryan looks at a few of the issues. ...[more]


Cruising seminars from Fremantle around the coast to Cairns By Des Ryan, , 6:18 AM Tue 10 Dec 2013
Starting in January sailors right round the coastline of Australia who would like to cruise beyond their home waters will have a unique chance to attend comprehensive and intense seminars specifically for the cruising sailor. Whether you are in Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, Airlie Beach, Townsville or Cairns, this could be the chance you've been waiting for. ...[more]


Remove the mast, check the rigging - at home! By Simon Grain, J24 Australia/Sail-World, 9:01 AM Wed 4 Dec 2013
Taking your mast out and checking your rigging on a 'standard' size cruising boat - say 35-50ft - is something that the rigger does when you ask him to. However, with a smaller boat, such as a J24, it can easily and conveniently be done at home - if you know how. We have found this new excellent series of instructions, so read on as Luke Matthews writes the detail of just how it's done: ...[more]


Young Endeavour seeks sailors between 16-23 years for 2014 voyages By Sail-World Cruising, , 4:20 PM Sun 24 Nov 2013
Are you, or do you know someone, between 16 and 23 years old who would love or benefit from going for an adventurous sail on a tall ship? The Young Endeavour is accepting applications for the ballot for voyages between March and August 2014. ...[more]


Product of the week: One Sailor MBS for single-handed docking By nk, 11:02 AM Wed 13 Nov 2013
Sailing single-handed poses its own challenges, and one of the principle of these is docking without assistance. While at sea with plenty of room, aiming the boat in the direction you want is done with a lot of flexibility. However when it comes to docking the boat, wind, currents and the characteristics of the boat can make it tricky. Now there's a neat aide to make it easier. ...[more]


Use This Simple 'Speed and Power' Sail Trim Secret! By John Jamieson, 12:32 PM Wed 6 Nov 2013
How many times have you trimmed your sails and noticed your speed or power seems just a bit off? You glance up and check the set, the luff, the draft placement and all looks just fine. But something's not quite right. Try these simple sail trim tips to add speed and power when sailing! ...[more]


Get your DSC-equipped VHF hooked up right By BoatUS/Sail-World, 12:57 PM Tue 29 Oct 2013
With summer approaching fast, it's time to make sure you have a VHF on board working to the maximum. If you have a basic VHF, checking the connections for corrosion, inspecting the antenna and doing a simple radio check may be all that it takes. ...[more]


How to anchor and 'never utter a word' By Larry Jacobson, , 10:27 AM Tue 29 Oct 2013
There are many articles published about anchoring for the cruising sailor, as well there should, because more boats are lost close to a coastline than ever in the middle of an ocean. Here, cruising sailor, circumnavigator and successful author Larry Jacobson tells his own anchoring secrets, with engaging suggestions about hand signals which will 'stop the yelling' in an anchorage. ...[more]


Ocean cruising classes from Maryland - a great way to start By Sail-World Cruising, 6:06 AM Tue 22 Oct 2013
If you are within reach of the Maryland School of Sailing and Seamanship near Annapolis, and want to start ocean cruising, there could be no better way of making sure your skills are up to it before you go than taking one of their ocean courses. You'll even get a certificate to show your level of competency - great if you are volunteering to crew on others' boats. ...[more]


How to stay put in a blow - the good oil. By John Martin, Island Cruising Association, , 4:34 PM Mon 21 Oct 2013
Throwing down an anchor for lunch is something most people can master sufficiently to outlast the food (although I have seen situations where that wasn't true) but when the chips are down and there's nothing between you an a catastrophe but your anchoring skills, that's when Island Cruising Association organiser John Martin's advice could save your boat, even your life. ...[more]


Cruising seminars from Fremantle around the coast to Cairns By Des Ryan, 9:46 AM Tue 15 Oct 2013
Starting in January sailors right round the coastline of Australia who would like to cruise beyond their home waters will have a unique chance to attend comprehensive and intense seminars specifically for the cruising sailor. Whether you are in Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, Airlie Beach, Townsville or Cairns, this could be the chance you've been waiting for. ...[more]


Evolution Autopilot - top honours in Marine Electronics Awards By Sail-World Cruising, , 9:56 AM Mon 14 Oct 2013
Looking for a new autopilot? It's worth considering this one. The Evolution Autopilot by Raymarine has won top honours at the 2013 National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, winning the NMEA-BWI Technology Award. ...[more]


Product of the Week: Safer and easier docking - SlideMoor By Sail-World Cruising, , 5:59 AM Mon 30 Sep 2013
This docking system, as the manufacturers say, is not a universal solution, but brings together many of the advantages of a floating dock with the appeal of a traditional fixed dock. The system, called SlideMoor, makes docking safer and easier while mitigating the risks associated with tidal change, wind and wave activity. ...[more]


Mountain bike torch great for tough sailing conditions By Des Ryan, 12:44 AM Tue 17 Sep 2013
Cruising sailors benefit, not only from the research that goes into high tech racing, but also from research into other markets. This was the case for Exposure Marine, which initially developed torches for the professional mountain bikers, and this led to producing torches which are incredibly powerful, superlight, and corrosion resistant, and therefore ideal for marine conditions. ...[more]


Product of the Week: Drawer fridge for cool-keeping and accessibility By Sail-World Cruisng, 10:07 AM Mon 16 Sep 2013
Tired of having to turn upside down to reach that special bottle at the very bottom of your super efficient sailing boat refrigerator? Now Dometic Marine WAECO have come up with a new cool 'CoolMatic CRD-50 Drawer Fridge' with a freezer compartment. The new, spacious drawer fridge gives boat owners convenient slide-out access to your refreshments. ...[more]


Caring for your inflatable dinghy - Ten Top Tips By Des Ryan, , 5:56 AM Sun 15 Sep 2013
Inflatable dinghies are great transport for cruising sailors - they are fairly easy to maintain and can be deflated or stored easily on the deck during long journeys. However, even though they are easier to maintain than fibreflass dinghies, they still require care to keep them in the best shape for the longest possible time. Check out these Ten Top Tips to keep your dinghy in great condition: ...[more]


Great Lakes Cruising Club expands webinars for 2013-14 By Lee Mylchreest, 2:43 PM Sat 14 Sep 2013
Thinking of sailing America's Great Lakes? Well known Great Lakes Cruising Club School has expanded its webinar curriculum for 2013-14 and you don't have to be a member to take advantage of this popular series. ...[more]


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