Sailing Tips Channel


The Crazy Ivan

This maneuver was developed to increase both downwind and upwind performance especially at night. We all know the difference between sailing close hauled and close reaching. Your most efficient way of getting to an upwind destination is close hauled...

The Short Spring

Any technique that relieves the stress when coming to a dock is a good thing. This is especially true when the boat is large, or handled by a small crew. Try the short spring trick early on and save yourself a lot of hassle. It works best when coming...

BVI Sailor's Packing List

Must Have Your passport Other suggested items: Hat with a leash or neck strap Sailing gloves Sunscreen (35+ spf is recommended for the first few days) Sunglasses Text(s) (f you would like to have a set for reference) Music player ...

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