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Sailing Britaly Ep. 5. Provisioning, Boat Work and Setting Sail on a New Adventure!

Sailing Britaly Ep. 5. Provisioning, Boat Work and Setting Sail on a New Adventure!

Join us as we set sail on a brand new adventure! First, we provision our boat, repair our outboard engine…
Sailing Britaly: You DON’T Need a Watermaker to ‘Live’ at Anchor!

Sailing Britaly: You DON’T Need a Watermaker to ‘Live’ at Anchor!

We have heard people talking of NEEDING a watermaker in order to be able to avoid marinas and stay at…
APS Expert Advice: How to Measure the Diameter of Braided Line

APS Expert Advice: How to Measure the Diameter of Braided Line

To measure the diameter of new or used braided line. 1. Tie or clamp the line off 2. Milk the…
VIDEO Are you sure is the right moment to hoist the spi?

VIDEO Are you sure is the right moment to hoist the spi?

 30-35 knots of wind … a risky move and here is the broaching!!!  
How to Choose and Install an Automatic Identification System

How to Choose and Install an Automatic Identification System

The Cruising Club of America (CCA), in its continuing efforts to aid mariners who are passionate about offshore sailing, has…
Do You Know How to Build a Harken winch?

Do You Know How to Build a Harken winch?

Harken winches allow Volvo Ocean Race sailors to hoist and trim huge sails quickly and under pressure – and they…
Sailing Navigation Secrets – The “Offset Landfall” Technique

Sailing Navigation Secrets – The “Offset Landfall” Technique

Imagine that you are sailing offshore and approach your landfall from about 8 nautical miles–in pea soup fog. You have…
APS Expert Advice: How to Choose Line for Racing Sailboats

APS Expert Advice: How to Choose Line for Racing Sailboats

Annapolis Performance Sailing expert will show you the choices for halyards, sheets and control lines, for racing sport boats, high-tech racers,…
Are you sure you know the physics of sailing? VIDEO

Are you sure you know the physics of sailing? VIDEO

Northern California has a storied, 500-year history of sailing. But despite this rich heritage, scientists and boat designers continue to…
Expert Advice: How to Choose Line for Dinghy Sailboats

Expert Advice: How to Choose Line for Dinghy Sailboats

Annapolis Performance Sailing expert will show you the choices for dinghy halyards, sheets and control lines, for recreational and racing…
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