Sailing

Sailors are passionate about their time on the water – buoyed by a sense of empowerment as the wind fills the sails and the boat glides peacefully through the water. Sailing is a green activity, is wind powered, and is fulfilling for anyone at any age. This is the lifestyle you’ve been dreaming about – to share with family and friends close to home or in magnificent cruising grounds around the world. Whether you’re interested in day sailing, cruising, competitive racing, or charter vacations, there is a sailboat for you and a lifetime of sailing adventures ahead.

Choosing the Right Sailboat for You

Traditional wisdom says to start with something small, maybe a dinghy or simple sloop (single-masted boat with two sails), hone your skills and move up. That’s great for your kids –a boat that can capsize will teach you to sail very quickly – but most adults are better off investing in a small keelboat…

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Pro Tip: In general, sails should be relatively flat when the wind is either very light or very strong, and full when there is a moderate wind.

Boating Stories

May 23, 2018

So it’s time to sell your boat or trade it in. It’s all part of the fun. Here are some approaches and tips to trading-in or selling your boat so that you can get your next one.

Mar 26, 2018

Before catching fish, anglers must locate them. Unless you live in the middle of the great southwestern deserts there should be a body of fishable water within an hour of your home.

Mar 26, 2018

To catch fish the angler must first locate them. Fish are found nearly everywhere there is water with enough food, oxygen and cover. Near your home there should be a body of water that has fish living in it. But to catch a fish, first you must learn to understand where they are hiding.