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Night sailing is a bit of a different animal so we’ve cobbled together seven tips to keep in mind as you sail off into the wild black yonder.
Night sailing is a bit of a different animal so we’ve cobbled together seven tips to keep in mind as you sail off into the wild black yonder.
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Interested in exploring the comfort, speed and stability of a beautiful cruising catamaran? ASA’s Cruising Catamarans Made Easy textbook will set you off on the right course. asa.com/textbooks/cctme/
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"The aspect of teaching sailing that I like best is being able to introduce students to a new outdoor activity. Seeing them actually ‘living the life’ is the best reward possible.” - Kim Walther, ‪#‎ASAOutstandingInstructor‬ at SailTime Northeast Florida.
Kim Walther started her sailing life as just a little bean and has continued throughout her entire life, so it’s no surprise that she has and still does make her living on the water, tacking and jibing nearly every day. She began as a toddler sailing the Bahamas with her parents and never stopped. She … Continue reading She’s a Lifer →
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ASA's ‪#‎AnchorsAweigh‬ series takes a look at the Mushroom anchor. While most cruisers don't carry them onboard they still use them more than they probably realize...
The mushroom anchor is named after its shape, it has its place in the anchoring universe, but is not really the anchor you’ll see on most cruising boats.
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There are some useful tips for every level of sailor in this article... http://www.cruisingworld.com/how-to-trim-main
Knowing how to trim your sails properly will take your cruising to the next level to the next level​ of performance and comfort.
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In this lesson we take a look at common VHF radio channels and what they are used for. #ASABiteSizedLessons  
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Interested in exploring the comfort, speed and stability of a beautiful cruising catamaran? ASA’s Cruising Catamarans Made Easy textbook will set you off on the right course. asa.com/textbooks/cctme/
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Prop Walk & Prop Wash an #ASABiteSizedLesson
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These waves are the mountains of the sea
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Looking for a good fictional sailing book to read while sitting on the hook this summer? Maybe this is it? ‪#‎BeforeTheWind‬
The website for novelist Jim Lynch, author of "The Highest Tide" and "Border Songs."
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San Miguel Island, closed by the Navy in 2014, will be reopened to the public on May 17. The remote island—visited by fewer than 200 people per year when open to tourists—boasts beautiful views, scenic hikes and a huge sea lion rookery!
The Navy shut down tourism in 2014 over concerns regarding unexploded weapons.
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The ASA is the leader in quality sailing education, with over 300 sailing schools worldwide and over 800,000 certified sailors!
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The ASA is the leader in quality sailing education, with over 300 sailing schools worldwide and over 800,000 certified sailors!
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