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Sailing Navigation Secrets – Traps that Can Snag Your Sailboat!

Here’s another great tip from our friend Capt. John of skippertips.com… Did you know that some of the world’s best sailing and cruising areas are infested with traps that can snag your rudder or propeller? Learn how to recognize those … Continue reading

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Maintain Your Seacocks to Keep Your Boat from Sinking

Capt. John from skippertips.com explains the importance of maintaining your boat’s seacocks. Did you realize that your sailboat could have between 8-12 holes drilled below the waterline to allow sea water into the boat, or to drain water from the … Continue reading

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Sailing Tips: Choosing a Sailing School

Back to School A Guide to Choosing a Sailing School By Andrew Cross Ask any old salt if they know everything about sailing—if their response is yes, they are not being honest. Learning to sail is a lifelong endeavor that … Continue reading

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