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Why You Should Learn To Sail A Trimaran

Trimarans have become the #vessel of choice.

There’s a very good reason too – unlike #catamarans they are very good in the wind, and because of the laws of physics about waterline length and speed they outrun #monohulls at every point of sail.

Here we look at why you should consider learning to sail a #Trimaran and discuss the courses you should consider to #learntosail one.

Read On... http://www.theboatinghub.com/sailing-blog/learn-sail-trimaran/

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Meteorology Courses - Why Learn This Core #Sailing Skill?

Learning to read the weather is core to learning to sail.

Whether to get an idea if it is safe to go on your sailing trip, or to judge the weather patterns for a longer passage, it really helps to know as much as you can about the science of #meteorology.

Here we look at which #sailingcourses teach you meteorology.

Read On... http://www.theboatinghub.com/sailing-blog/meteorology-courses-learn-sailing-skill/

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Solo Circumnavigation – How To Master The Art of Solo #Sailing

Only 41 people have successfully sailed solo around the world. Over 3,000 people have survived summiting Everest, and 12 have walked on the Moon – that makes a solo #circumnavigation closer in terms of human achievement to a Nasa mission than virtually any other adventure.

With the start of the +Vendée Globe singlehanded round the world #yacht race just eight days ago we discuss what it would be like to sail solo, and what qualifications there are out there to sail alone.

Read On... http://www.theboatinghub.com/sailing-blog/solo-circumnavigation-master-sailing-alone/
 
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A good read if you're considering becoming a Yachtmaster!
So you want to be an RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore? Some great tips in this article by Yachtmaster Instructor Pippa from Miramar Sailing..... http://goo.gl/jRZpf0

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Multihulls, especially catamarans, are becoming increasingly popular with bluewater cruisers. Originally made popular by families and groups chartering on vacation, more and more cruising sailors are now setting their sights on multihulls as viable vessels.

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Solo Circumnavigation – How To Master The Art of Solo #Sailing

Only 41 people have successfully sailed solo around the world. Over 3,000 people have survived summiting Everest, and 12 have walked on the Moon – that makes a solo #circumnavigation closer in terms of human achievement to a Nasa mission than virtually any other adventure.

With the start of the +Vendée Globe singlehanded round the world #yacht race just eight days ago we discuss what it would be like to sail solo, and what qualifications there are out there to sail alone.

Read On... http://www.theboatinghub.com/sailing-blog/solo-circumnavigation-master-sailing-alone/


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How #Powerboat Courses Can Improve Your Docking Skills

Docking and undocking is an essential part of being afloat. They are also the most public show of your #boat handling skills.

Here +The Boating Hub discuss why everyone who handles a boat with an engine should take a #powerboating course to learn a number of #boathandling tricks and skills.

Read On... http://www.theboatinghub.com/sailing-blog/powerboat-courses-improve-docking-skills/ 
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#Sailing is a great way to ­reduce your carbon footprint; however, that doesn’t necessarily mean that ­being a cruiser is living green.

It’s important to consider our impact on the environment and how to make smart choices to help preserve the very places we love to sail.

Here are 10 easy ways to be a greener cruiser...
Leave less of a carbon footprint when you are cruising with these tips.... http://goo.gl/78AHhW

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How #Powerboat Courses Can Improve Your Docking Skills

Docking and undocking is an essential part of being afloat. They are also the most public show of your #boat handling skills.

Here we discuss why everyone who handles a boat with an engine should take a #powerboating course to learn a number of #boathandling tricks and skills.

Read On... http://www.theboatinghub.com/sailing-blog/powerboat-courses-improve-docking-skills/

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Matching skippers and crew can be a difficult process and while there are characteristics we can identify in a good skipper, there are also some points that need to be made about being a good crew member.

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