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 […]

Sailing Vacation Locations in Greece

Unsure where you should go in Greece? It was all Greek to me until I put this map together. Greece – a charter’s dream. Crystal clear Mediterranean waters. Islands abound. The birthplace of Western civilization.   History, culture, islands, beauty, arts, and food. Greece features an enormous number of islands. These islands are traditionally grouped in […]

International Sailing License

PRESS RELEASE: NauticEd Announces Sailing License and Credentials (SLC™), the International Sailing License.   NauticEd announced its newly approved International Sailing License, the SLC™, at the October 2017 Annapolis boat show.  SLC stands for Sailing License and Credentials. Grant Headifen, Global Director of Education for NauticEd, said that they have put high standards on attaining the […]

How to Gain a Boating License in the USA

How can an American gain an International Sailing and Boating License? At NauticEd, we help people reach their sailing goals and potential. Not surprisingly, most people would like to go bareboat charting on a sailing vacation. The perceived roadblock for Americans is presenting a recognized government boating license from their home country.  The United States is unique in the […]