Anchoring in a Regatta Race

I’d heard legendary stories of this before but was never too sure of the reality of it. However, this weekend I actually experienced it.  In our saturday regatta race the wind forecast was for 3 knots rising to 8 knots in the afternoon. Not so good for the sweet spot performance of our Beneteau First 45 who […]

How to Pull on a Line

Here’s a quicky sailing tip that isn’t documented in too many places. And you might think it’s a bit basic but I’ve even seen old time sailing instructors doing this the wrong way. One day their luck is going to run out. Fortunately we got to you just in time. I was out racing last […]