What Is the Cause of Most Boating Accidents? - Gander RV & Outdoors
When you’re out on the water in a boat, there are countless things that can go wrong. Knowing about them ahead of time is helpful for preventing boating accidents that can damage property, and, even worse, cause injuries and fatalities. Let’s discuss the most common causes of boating accidents. Let’s also talk about some of the most important things you can do to be proactive about preventing boating accidents. #boating #boatingtips #boatinglife #watersafety
Sailing for Beginners
Choose calm, uncrowded waters. If you're just starting to master sailing and learn how to of sailing lessons sailboat, then one of the most important beginner sailing tips to remember is to practice in ideal conditions of light winds and low traffic.
How Long Does it Take to Sail Across the Atlantic?
The Atlantic Crossing takes less time than you might expect. It will, however, bring some peace, and can be a dream sailing trip. To learn more about the crossing, routes, and tips, read my article. #atlantic #sailing #ocean #routes #destinations #trips #tips
Learn to Sail the German Navy Way in 2020
When I asked a German Navy veteran to teach me to sail, I discovered quickly that learning to sail is a lifetime commitment and not just a one-course seminar. I often tell people that when you sail for the first time, you have one of two experiences. It either becomes a one-time, bucket-list thing t
10 Books To Read If You're Dreaming of Sailing Off Into the Sunset - Our Keys Escape
When I first started to get the “itch” – the urge, on a regular basis, to quit my corporate job and sail off into the sunset – I started reading like crazy. After a colleague, in her early 40s, moved aboard a sailboat and worked from port, after her kids left for college, I realized […]
Sailboat Maintenance Checklist – 10 Critical Daily/Weekly Checks
When your boat is stationary for any length of time – either at a marina or at anchor, if you’re going to be living on the boat and using the various systems there are several key things to keep an eye on. Below you’ll find a 10-step Sailboat Maintenance Checklist for routine mission-critical daily and/or weekly checks and a video where Simon and I demonstrate the steps. Note: the below checklist can be found in my guide, ‘Checklists for Sailors: Passage Planning, Sailboat Maintenance…
Awesome Apps for Sailors
Ten years ago we didn't have smart phones or iPads, and sailors managed to get by perfectly well without them. But there is no doubt that times and technology have changed, and there are some seriously cool apps out there that can make life on the water just that little bit easier. So what awesome…