Nationally Recognized On The Water Sailing Endorsement Course

NauticEd takes the lead in sailing education and training in the United States NauticEd is the only United States based sailing body offering a course which complies with the United States On-Water Recreational Boating Skills Standard – SAIL, the newly released 2017 American National Standard for on-water instruction in entry-level recreational sailboat operation. OFFICIALLY (1) The […]

2018 July Italian Flotilla

NauticEd is Hosting an Italian Flotilla in July 2018 Also, see an awesome Amalfi  trip  video from one of our students, Galen, at the bottom of the page. THE BASICS When: July 14-21, 2018 Who: NauticEd is a premier sailing education and certification company. Grant Headifen is the Global Director of Education and will be […]

Spinnaker Sailing Course

Coming soon we will be upgrading the NauticEd Sail Trim course to include how to hoist, fly, and douse a spinnaker. In the meantime here is an animation embedded into the course so that you can learn the names of the components associated with a spinnaker. Hover over each of the letters. The name of the item […]

Americas Cup 2021

For sure the NauticEd team will be in New Zealand 2021 watching the Americas Cup. This is set to be another technology race. Hydrofoiling Monohulls – cool! The idea is to combine speed with sailing skill via tacking duels; making this one of the most exciting races ever. Watch the simulated race here Speaking of tacking […]

Lines of Position

Lines of Position – Problem You take the following bearings using a hand bearing compass. From the image below, identify the lighthouse, the marina, the monument and the boat. For this exercise assume zero variation (angle difference between magnetic north and true north). This is an exercise presented in the NauticEd Coastal Navigation course.  The […]

New RYA School in the Grenadines

NauticEd is very excited to start working with Sail Grenadines, a yacht charter company, and RYA sailing school located in Bequia Island in the Grenadines. We first met Katie the owner of Sail Grenadines at the Annapolis boat show along with her chief RYA instructor John. John is a hip cool kind of guy who […]