Autopilot sailing to a waypoint

Last weekend the NauticEd crew did a boat delivery for the local Moorings Yacht Charter company in New Zealand. We sailed from Auckland up to the Bay of Islands to deliver the yacht back to its charter base. The yacht was a Beneteau 37 2012 model and was appointed well and in great condition. The […]

Sailing by the Luff

This question was posed to us on our NauticEd Sailing facebook page QUESTION: Well My Uncle invited us out to see the tall ships on parade in Long beach harbor… but we sailed outside the breakwater, then headed back in. At one point I got behind the helm of the boat to get the feel […]

PRESS RELEASE: Boating Safety Technology

Press Release Contact: Grant Headifen                                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9AM, CST, November 8 , 2012 Ground Breaking Technology – for Boating Safety “John you should meet Joe – he’s a big time sailor” – You’ve heard that plenty of times before – but is Joe really a big time sailor? What’s the gauge? And what about […]

Dinghy Sailing iBook for Kids 8 to 80

PRESS RELEASE: November 1, 2012. NAUTICED “What’s better than a fun electronic kids game on an iPad? Learning to sail a dinghy using the interactive capabilities of an iPad – that’s what!” That’s what NauticEd is saying about their latest iBook “Your first Weekend of Dinghy Sailing”. The 60 page ibook is focused on teaching […]

About Sailing Badges and Status

If you think Badges are a great idea and help people become better sailors, please LIKE this via facebook and g+1 it. Thanks it helps promote safety on the water. Earn Sailing Badges and Status with NauticEd Earn Sailing Badges and Status by doing the right kind of activities on the water. This training system […]

Sailing Badges

Sailing Badges If you like our free sailing badge program please  “LIKE” it – it really helps us grow With the NauticEd Sailing Badges and Status program, you earn Badges based on your specific boating and sailing  related activities. You also earn  Sailing Status based on points you gain from your overall boating activity and […]

How to Earn Sailing Status

Sailing Status With the NauticEd Badges and Sailing Status program you earn Status by the total number of accumulated points you have earned regardless of the Badges you have earned. Learn about the Sailing Badges and Status program. View the Sailing Badges graphics There are 6 Levels of Status. In the real weather reporting world, […]

How to read a polar plot for sailboats

The polar plot is the navigator’s friend. Below is an example for one particular boat for one particular true wind speed. They are published by each manufacturer for each model of boat with their various sail plans. It shows the theoretical attainable speed for a specific sailboat at various wind speeds. It’s easy to read […]