ATTN: The NauticEd Coastal Navigation Course has been upgraded and updated. See below. If you like that we update things for free, LIKE us over there —-> Snap Test: (1) At Eastport, Maine. What was the max spring high tide height after the eclipsed super full moon on September 28th 2015. What was the min […]

## Sailing Preparations Phuket Thailand – Tides

It’s one day out before we leave for Phuket, Thailand. We’re going to be bareboat chartering a Cat 4600 from the Moorings. Today I’m doing some final prep work. I have downloaded the World Tides 2015 App for \$2.99. When I arrive and during the trip I want to be on top of the tides […]

## How to solve a tide height using the rule of twelves

If you like this post – please LIKE it on facebook or g+1 it thx – it really helps us grow The Rule of Twelves Tide Plot Curve Here is a tide curve plot for any tides that follow the rule of twelves (note that none do exactly but it can be a decent rough […]

## Another tide problem to solve

If you like this problem please like it on facebook and g+1. Thanks it helps us grow. How to use a tide curve This problem builds on our last tide problem. http://www.nauticed.org/sailing-blog/can-you-solve-this-tidal-problem/ We are repeating this type of problem to drive home the method of solving using a tide curve. If you got the last one […]

## Can you solve this tidal problem?

If you like exercises like this we will post more – like it on facebook or g+1 it. Friend us on facebook and get notifications when we post more Tidal Exercise On Wednesday October 16th you are going to sail past this port in the morning. There is a shallow area you’d like to pass […]

## Tides and the Rule of Twelves

If you like this post – please LIKE it on facebook and g+1 it – it really helps us grow. Thanks!  Understanding Tides Tides are often intimidating to sailors and so, many sailors tend to try not to sail in tidal areas or just ignore them hoping that if they stay deep enough there is […]

## Tides and Tidal Currents

Tides and tidal currents came to mind today as I strolled along the harbor’s edge watching the behaviour of some sailboats racing. Remembering a recent race regatta series I participated in in the Auckland New Zealand harbor last winter also brought up this topic of tides and tidal current. In one race in the series, […]

## How the Tides Work

As a new sailor, just learning to sail, the thought of figuring out tides can be quite intimidating. We know that even some seasoned sailors tend to just wing it – a dangerous concern. This learn to sail series article will dispelled any concerns about understanding, reading and predicting tides. Gravitational Pull Tides took a […]