Beginners, Start Here (Full Guide)

If you're new to sailing and would like to get started, this is the perfect step-by-step guide for you.

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How To Get Started

How Much Do Sailing Lessons Cost?

If you're new to sailing and want to learn the old-fashioned way, you need to take sailing lessons. But are they as expensive as people say? And what's a good

By Shawn Buckles Beginner Info
Here's What Shoes to Wear Sailing (and which not)
What is the Ideal Wind Speed for Sailing?
Sunset over sea
How Far Can You Sail In One Day?

Skills You'll Need

How To Use Your Mainsheet Traveler (The Right Way)

The mainsheet traveler is one of those things it pays off to master as it can add knots to your speed. In this article you will learn how to use it well so

By Matej Stepan Beginner Info
How To Plot a Course on a Chart (Illustrated Guide)

Need To Know

The Ultimate Guide to Sail Types and Rigs (with Pictures)

What's that sail for? Generally, I don't know. So I've come up with a system. I'll explain you everything there is to know about sails and rigs in this article.

By Shawn Buckles Sailing Guides
Diagram of the Hull Parts of a sailboat
Sailboat Parts Explained: Illustrated Guide (with Diagrams)
Sailboat in front of NYC with Bermuda mainsail and Jib
Guide to Understanding Sail Rig Types (with Pictures)
The Only 50 Sailing Terms You'll Need To Know (With Pictures)

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