This is day 4 of 6 in your introduction to NauticEd International Sailing School. Watch the video and/or read the text below. Today we’ll help you discover which courses are best suited for you personally. We developed a series of 11 quick questions that will easily eliminate any confusion about which course you should be […]
While it is generally accepted that mooring is safer than anchoring, there are still some considerations. The following photo from Waiake beach in Auckland, New Zealand is proof of this. Whilst visiting New Zealand for the purpose of spreading the NauticEd word, we came across this early in the morning after an overnight mild storm. […]
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We’ve received a few questions on clarification of the mechanics of determining the direction of the center of a weather system either a high or a low. So we added it to Module 4 of the weather clinic and we’re also describing it here. The graphic below shows a weather map in the northern pacific […]
Perfect example of cirrus clouds this morning in Austin Texas. Cirrus clouds typically mean that weather is changing in about 2 – 3 days. Many times it can mean the approach of a warm front – but not necessarily.
What better way for NauticEd online sailing classes to start off the year by going sailing. The NauticEd crew will be racing their Beneteau 373 on lake Travis in the Red eye regatta today. Winds are predicted to be light at 6-10mph. So it’s going to be a light wind sailing day. Light wind sailing […]
As a ASA & CYA sailing instructor as well as being a delivery skipper I am often surprised by the lack of weather knowledge of sailors at every level and quite frankly feel the level of weather training incorporated into most of the sailing course curriculum is in my opinion fairly superficial. I would be interested […]
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 […]
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 […]