2018 July Italian Flotilla

NauticEd is Hosting an Italian Flotilla in July 2018 Also, see an awesome Amalfi  trip  video from one of our students, Galen, at the bottom of the page. THE BASICS When: July 14-21, 2018 Who: NauticEd is a premier sailing education and certification company. Grant Headifen is the Global Director of Education and will be […]

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 […]

Sailing in St Vincent and the Grenedines and Grenada

The Grenadines are the beautiful islands in between Saint Vincent and Grenada.   They make up part of the island of St Vincent and the Grenadines and the islands north of Grenada although neither the island of St Vincent or Grenada are part of the Grenadine islands. The terminology can be confusing because from a national naming perspective, […]

Number 1 Sailing Vacation Spot in the World

Sicily Rated As Number 1 Sailing Vacation Destination If you’ve been following us on facebook, you’ll know that we went sailing in the Aeolian Islands, Sicily last week with Spartivento Yacht Charter Company. We’ve been fortunate to sail in just about every sailing vacation destination in the world and so people always ask me where is […]

IALA-A and IALA-B Navigation Marks and Atons

BOOK MARK THIS PAGE Getting confused about Lateral Navigation Marks and ATONs? There are two systems in the world. IALA-A and IALA-B. Basically, the colors are opposite but here is the infographic. This information and everything else you need to know about coastal navigation is in the NauticEd Coastal Navigation Course. It’s only $39. Upon completion, the course is […]