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 […]
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”
When I attend boat shows – I meet hundreds of people and by and large – many are going chartering somewhere. I do my fair share of chartering I have to admit ( someone has to help to use up the wind) but I’m always interested in where people go and why so please post […]
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 […]
I enjoyed the Skipper’s Course very much. As someone new to the world of sailing, it was very helpful. Although I have not been able to put my new skills into practice as of yet (I live in Alaska and November is not a very popular sailing month due to the feet of snow we […]
Well that’s it – we launched the new maneuvering under power clinic. Full of diagrams, wind directions and boats under power. Funny tho, cause I took the test and even got a few wrong myself. I was reading the questions too fast. The test is quite difficult and you really need to read carefully and […]
In anticipation of launching the new Maneuvering under power clinic for the NauticEd sailing school, I thought I’d get out a few tips and graphics that were put into the clinic. In the course we spent a lot of time focusing on reversing a sailboat for two reasons really. The first is that reverse is […]
Two christmas’ ago, 5 of us went to Guadeloupe Island for Christmas. We chartered a sunsail 44 ft Beneteau and sailed for a week around the local islands of Guadeloupe, Marie Galante and Dominica and Iles des Saintes. It was an incredible trip and we had great winds all week including a 30 knot blow. […]
Funny Video of a guy learning to sail He should have used Nauticed – Online sailing courses. . . . .
Welcome to the first blog on the qualified Crew Member course. Please feel free to add to this blog on anything relating to crewing a boat or on the crew course itself. Any improvements? .