Tag Archives: anchoring

How to Anchor from Your Cockpit

We always love tips on ways to maneuver our boats when we’re missing those extra sets of hands, and Captain John from www.skippertips.com provides us with these helpful pointers on anchoring from the cockpit. If you are anything like me, you’re … Continue reading

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Notes on Mediterranean Anchoring Restrictions

As the Mediterranean sailing season is now in full swing, it might be timely to remind all cruising boats of the anchoring restrictions that are enforced (albeit inconsistently) in many northern Mediterranean countries including Spain (and the Canaries), Greece, Italy … Continue reading

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iDrifter Now Available for iPad

While we’ve seen iDrifter on the iPhone for some time, it is now available on the iPad, making it accessible to a much wider audience of cruisers. If you haven’t been able to try it yet due to your phone … Continue reading

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Boat Rat: How to Anchor from Your Cockpit

We always love tips on ways to maneuver our boats when we’re missing those extra sets of hands, and Captain John from www.skippertips.com provides us with these incredibly helpful pointers on anchoring from the cockpit. If you are anything like … Continue reading

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Boat Rat: Selecting an Anchorage

Our friends over at Mariners Learning System have stepped up to guest author the Rat today! Check out all of their helpful tips at www.marinerslearningsystem.com. There are many reasons to anchor, perhaps the most important being for safety. Nautical publications … Continue reading

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