This is a points of sail animation for teaching kids how to sail a dinghy. This animation will be in out upcoming dinghy sailing ibook.
A good sailing tip would be to reef your boat early before the wind hits but even more essential reefing tips are embedded in this recent sailing event in Sydney Harbour, Australia. You can’t visit Sydney with out a sailing trip out on the harbour and Matt Hayes, owner of Sydney by Sail charter company […]
Just posting here some fun animations of reefing the sails. This animation represents where sails must be lowered. In the case of the headsail, it needs to be replaced with a smaller sail. The higher the number the smaller the sail. This one represents where the boat is fitted with furling headsail and mainsail Animations […]
NauticEd will be launching it’s second Dinghy sailing lesson soon. It’ll be available via iBooks on the Apple iTunes store. For now I’m posting a fun interactive eLearning Sailing animation to teach kids the parts of the sailboat which will be embedded into the iBook. (The first lesson was a fiction ebook and is posted […]
NauticEd uses the latest in eLearning Technology by combining iPad technology with iBooks and online eLearning tools. This html5 animation explains everything. It has Audio, so turn down volume if you’re in a sensitive environment – ie your boss would rather you be working than sailing. 🙂 Or watch this video
Racing out on the harbor a few weeks ago one of our guys suddenly found himself in the drink. I was able to capture a few clips on video in between helping to make sure that he was safe. This is a real safety tip that you should probably take a lesson or two from. […]