Water in the Bilge

Water in the Bilge

Few things are more satisfying than lifting your floorboards and seeing a sparkling clean bilge free of crumbs, dust, and water. Unfortunately, this sight doesn’t last too long after delivery of a new sailboat. While some boaters meticulously clean their bilge, most...
Bow Standing

Bow Standing

A good captain will brief their crew before leaving the dock on matters of safety, crew positions, helping the captain with specific needs, etc. One topic they may cover is returning to the dock and tasking a crew member with securing the fenders, making the dock...
Gear then Steer

Gear then Steer

The Simplest Yet Biggest Mistake When Docking Pulling the boat out of the slip is regarded as the most stressful part of sailing, so much so that t-shirts along the lines of “sorry for what I said when I was docking the boat” have been printed and sold with success....
2024 Club Flotilla- BVI’s

2024 Club Flotilla- BVI’s

The club is already planning the 2024 flotilla to our favorite destination, the British Virgin Islands! Warm trade winds and even warmer water make the BVI’s one of the best sailing destinations in the world! The club will coordinate the flotilla through our...
Electric Winches

Electric Winches

Electric winches have become somewhat common on todays boats in the 40+ foot size range. The benefits of these powered winches are lengthy from the ease of use to the saving of phiscal energy, but we must remember the dangers of electric winches and make sure we use...
Croatia Club Flotilla, September 2023

Croatia Club Flotilla, September 2023

After 12 months of planning, roughly 45 sailors across 13 boats met outside of Split and spent 7 amazing days sailing the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Croatia. The 2023 club flotilla was held a few weeks ago and it was one for the memories! We arrived at The...

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