Cold Front again

Bamm another cold front right behind the other. And this is what it looks like now as it has moved off into the gulf. However – today is different from yesterday. The sky is completely clear and this is shown by the high pressure over Austin right now. High pressure means air is moving out […]

First Weather Blog

This is the first weather blog and fitting as it is – a cold front ripped through Austin Texas, NauticEd’s HQ,  last night dropping the temperature from 76 deg F yesterday to freezing rain overnight,  32 deg F and a sharp wind direction change from west to north. The cold front looked like this. This […]

Why the crew course?

We wrote the crew course because of quite a few instances when running my sailing company. Often a spouse of a member would call up and ask for private lessons with out her husband on board. And so becoming a marriage counselor seemed to be part of the job. Actually it really turns out to […]

Thanks

I have sailed for years but never managed to finish a sailing course till I tried Nautic Ed. Your content is great, the presentation is engaging, and the website is very easy to use. Thanks, Nautic Ed. [deep pseudo-robotic voice] “I’ll be back”

High winds

Yesterday we went out in our Beneteau 373. And the winds were really cranking to 25 knots but very gusty as is typical with Lake Travis. The winds channel off the tops of hills and down through the valleys leading into the lake and they create gust after gust. When we went to come back […]